Does Weed Actually Work for Period Cramps?
Menstrual pain could soon be a condition that qualifies for medical marijuana.
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How Long Can I Delay Pregnancy And Still Remain Fertile?
You probably have longer than you think.
The World's Best Hospital Food Is in a Japanese Maternity Ward
A series of viral photos from a new mom suggests hospital food in Japan is pretty damn incredible.
Women in Rural Counties Are Losing Access to Maternal Care
Childbirth is the most common reason for hospitalization in the US, but a new study highlights the diminishing access to obstetric services in rural areas, especially for black women and lower-income households.
The Emotional Work of Photographing Stillborn Babies
Marion Hogl photographs miscarried and stillborn infants in order to give parents a last keepsake of their child. It’s a job that oscillates between profound grief and gratitude.
Walmart Discriminated Against Thousands of Pregnant Women, Lawsuit Alleges
"No one should have to choose between her job and the health of her pregnancy."
Common Drugs That Treat UTIs Linked to Increased Risk for Miscarriages
A new study found that use of certain antibiotics, including those commonly used to treat vaginal or urinary tract infections, during early pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of spontaneous abortion.
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Trump’s Pick for Medicare and Medicaid Wants to Cut Mandatory Maternity Coverage
Seema Verma raised some eyebrows in her nomination hearing, but her comments were likely just a glimpse of what’s to come for women’s healthcare.
How Drug Court Saved Me and My Baby
In my case, the system actually worked.
Brazil’s Women Are Pushing Back Against Rampant C-Sections
Brazil has become a C-section capital of the world—a lucrative trend for doctors. But women are demanding the right to vaginal births.
The Story Behind the Teen Mom Arrested with a Dead Baby in Her Bag
When she was 17, Tiona Rodriguez was arrested for allegedly shoplifting at Victoria's Secret, and cops quickly discovered her third child's corpse in her bag. Now she's facing life in prison in a case that may rest on shaky science.
Catholic Hospitals Are Still Denying Women Pregnancy-Related Care for 'Moral Reasons'
Now, the ACLU is suing healthcare giant Dignity Health for denying women tubal ligations and other contraceptive care.