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RH Reality Check’s Most Read Stories of 2010

The ten most read stories on RH Reality Check this year include Christine O’Donnell’s crusade against masturbation, a look at how universities deal with sex in dorms, and early reporting of the Utah legislation that sought to criminalize miscarriage.

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You Say Goodbye, and I Say Hello

By the time you read this piece, I should soon be holding my new son in my arms.

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Eventually You Have To Admit You’re Having a Baby

With eight weeks to go, I realized I’m missing the obvious — there’s a baby on the way in December.

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Report: States Pass Staggering Array of Anti-Choice Laws, Policies and Ballot Measures

A new report from the Center for Reproductive Rights reviews the losses of women’s rights throughout the states in the aftermath of health reform.

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Roe v. Wade is Not One Size Fits All: More Reflections on Burton v. Florida

The opinion in Burton v. Florida, in which an appeals court reversed an order forcing a pregnant woman to go on bed rest and undergo cesarean surgery, raises a question about our courts: what is it about pregnancy that they just don’t understand?

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Pregnancy After Miscarriage: The Right Time May be Sooner Than You Think

A new study suggests that otherwise healthy women may safely get pregnant sooner after a miscarriage than previously thought.

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Reflecting on Loss: How Do You Celebrate a “Non-Birthday?”

I wasn’t supposed to be writing this today. No, today I’m supposed to be doing something else. Giving birth.

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For Mother’s Day: What Chemical Reform Can Do For Workers

As a parent-to-be I am elated to about the Safe Chemicals Act. But while I understand parents’ fears about toxic chemicals, this is only the tip of of an iceberg, the rest of which is made up of those with the highest level of exposure: The workers.

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The Longer I’m a Mom, the More I Am Pro-Choice

I’ve had a baby, and I’m pro-choice.  I lost a baby and I’m pro-choice.  I am pregnant after a loss, and I am still adamantly pro-choice.  I doubt that growing any older, or any life experience will ever change my beliefs.

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Pregnancy After Loss: When Fear Overwhelms the Joy

I didn’t expect to say this for some time.  I’m pregnant.  And I’m terrified.

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