People Are Already Dying From Being Denied Abortions
A new study is a reminder of the serious consequences of restricting abortion access.
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?
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.
The Cruel Genius of Georgia's Abortion Ban
The six-week ban hides a personhood law within it—which means people could be prosecuted and sentenced to prison for miscarriages and even legal abortions obtained in another state.
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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When Will the US Protect Black Women From Dying in Childbirth?
Across the United States, politicians are taking steps toward enacting legislation that reduces racist bias against pregnant Black women and infants. But there's still a challenging journey ahead.
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.
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.
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My Abortion Was the Most Positive Experience I Had with Canadian Healthcare
I had expected the procedure to be fraught with difficulty, given the experiences of many women. I proved to be the exception.
DonMonique's Getting Everything Off Her Chest on "Black Kate Moss"
The Brooklyn rapper opens up about the traumatic experiences during her three-year hiatus that changed the way she approaches music. Now, DonMonique is ready to make up for lost time.
I Ate Psychedelic Mushrooms to Treat My Postpartum Depression
"Project Baby—My First Year As a Less Than Perfect Mother" author Julie Ugleholdt says that microdosing shrooms helped her mental health.
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'Doctor Dog,' Today's Comic by Scott Travis
After her newborn child is stolen by a dog posing as a doctor, a woman decides to devote herself to her art.