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A Legislative Showdown Over Abortion in Kansas May Cost KU Med School Its Accreditation, and More

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The most sweeping anti-choice bill in the nation, a 68 page monstrosity currently being considered by the Kansas House Federal and State Affairs Committee, is about to become the center of showdown over the legitimacy of Kansas University Medical School programs.

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Risky Business: Pregnant in America

Pregnant women in the U.S. have a greater risk of dying from pregnancy or childbirth related complications than women in 40 other countries around the world.  It’s past time to fix this.

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Midwives Barred From California Hospital

Midwives in California are fighting for their right to be reinstated at a hospital where administrators have so far provided no proof for their abrupt dismissal, saying only it was for “patient safety.”

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Is A Midwife Right for You?

When I was pregnant with my son, almost eleven years ago, the internet was more of a nerdy luxury than anything else. Now pregnant women or women who are thinking of becoming pregnant can access virtually anything – including a new quiz that will tell them whether a midwife or ob-gyn is best for them!

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‘My OB Said WHAT?!?’

A new web site collects "unbelievable but true" comments made to birthing, pregnant and postpartum women by their ob-gyns, midwives, and lactation consultants.  From the looks of it, it’s not hard to see why we’ve got a crisis of confidence in this country when it comes to women challenging the medical status-quo around childbirth.

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