A Wisconsin lawmaker is pushing to change a law known as the “cocaine mom” act, in light of a high-profile case in which a pregnant woman was provided fewer legal protections than
New research finds that Black women, who are more likely to get and die from cervical cancer, are also more likely to have strains of HPV not covered by the current vaccines. However, researchers caution this is not a reason to delay getting vaccinated.
Some women who are unable to breastfeed turn to the Internet to buy breast milk from others who produce more than they need. While this may seem like a good use of modern technology to share a scarce and important resource, new research suggests it could be dangerous.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry continues to refuse a federal Medicaid expansion, leaving an estimated one million working Texans without access either to Medicaid or federal insurance subsidies.
A case in Wisconsin further illustrates the recent trend of states policing pregnant women in the name of fetal rights, and it would appear the U.S. Catholic bishops had a role in the federal government shutdown.
The U.S. Catholic bishops want to be known as the champions of the poor and struggling. But they’re happy to block services to the needy to further their anti-contraception agenda.
On Wednesday, National Advocates for Pregnant Women announced a lawsuit has been filed challenging a Wisconsin law that allows law enforcement to take pregnant women into custody against their will to “protect a fetus.”
One of the many services and programs to be shuttered during the shutdown is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, which helps low-income pregnant women and parents with young children facing nutritional risk by providing vouchers for healthy foods and infant formula.
We all, men and women alike, should be demanding better birth control for men.
In addition to cases on abortion clinic buffer zones and legislative prayer, the Roberts Court may take up the question of whether, and when, employers must make temporary employment accommodations for pregnant workers.