Pregnancy

9.24.19

A Chinese Woman Allegedly Helped 500 Mothers Give Birth in the US to Get Their Babies Citizenship

She’s part of the popular “birth tourism” industry.

8.7.19

It Will Soon Be Illegal to Get Paid as a Surrogate Mother in India

The proposed bill says surrogacy will only involve Indian couples, and will be done by a ‘close relative’, with no money involved.

6.17.19

People Are Already Dying From Being Denied Abortions

A new study is a reminder of the serious consequences of restricting abortion access.

6.1.19

Postpartum OCD Is Real. This Is What You Need to Know About It

The sheer volume of terrifying thoughts can transform new-parent nerves into unmanageable anxiety.

6.1.19

The Complex Ethics of Saving a Dead Person's Sperm

People are retrieving (and using) sperm from loved ones who've died. Is that OK?

4.20.19

Women With These Uterus Problems Often Don't Find Out Until They Get Pregnant

It can take miscarriages or preterm labor for people to learn there's even an issue with the organ.

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4.4.19

Yes, You Can Get Pregnant When You're Already Pregnant

Just another thing to keep you up at night.

4.1.19

Nigerian Hospitals Are Locking Up Women Unable to Pay Their Childbirth Bills

Fashion designer Folake Oduyoye died in custody in 2016 after her hospital refused to discharge her until she paid her outstanding bill. Her death is part of a global phenomenon known as hospital detention.

3.29.19

Woman Gives Birth Twice In A Month

The 20-year-old had never had an ultrasound in her life, so she didn't know she had two uteruses.

3.13.19

Someone in China Built a Creepy Database of 1.8 Million Women and Their 'BreedReady' Status

It's unknown who compiled the list or how, but it includes everything from phone numbers to marital status.

2.28.19

I'm Obsessed with the Story of Lil Xan's Allegedly Fake Ultrasound Pics

Internet sleuths have accused Xan and fiancée Annie Smith of using an ultrasound photo they found on Google as an image of their unborn child.

11.12.18

A Sperm Drought Is Hitting New Zealand Fertility Clinics

As fertility clinics struggle to meet demand, Kiwi women turn to social media’s unregulated sperm market.

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