Pregnant

prisons

Pregnant Woman Says Her Baby Died After Prison Guards Stopped at Starbucks on the Way to the Hospital

Three women are suing the Orange County jail for substandard care while they were pregnant.
Emma Ockerman
9.10.19
fetal personhood

A Pregnant Woman in Alabama Was Shot in the Stomach. Police Charged Her for Her Fetus' Death.

"Tomorrow, it will be another black woman, maybe for having a drink while pregnant. And after that, another, for not obtaining adequate prenatal care."
Emma Ockerman
6.27.19
Police Shooting

Black Woman Shouts That She’s Pregnant Before Texas Cop Fatally Shoots Her, Video Shows

Police said she gained control of the officer's Taser and used it against him.
Tim Marcin
5.14.19
Hacienda Healthcare

Ex-CEO of company that operated facility where woman gave birth while incapacitated was accused of sexual harassment for years

And the board did not fire him.
Carter Sherman
1.25.19
virginity

I'm a 29-Year-Old Pregnant Virgin

"This is me giving a middle finger to the people who told me I couldn’t do it because I'm not married yet."
Sarah Berman
2.7.18
rights

Giving Birth in Jail Can Traumatize Women for Decades

Restraining women while they're giving birth is "demeaning and unnecessary." Some institutions still don't care.
Laura Dorwart
1.16.18
VICELAND

Getting Stoned While You're Pregnant Is More Complicated Than You Think

'Weediquette' host Krishna Andavolu talks about the tricky issues behind tonight's premiere episode.
Krishna Andavolu
10.17.17
Comics!

The Origins of Labor Day

As you dig into a mountain of ribs today, take a little time to remember all of those people who deserve to be commemorated for their service to the world.
Tim Lahan
9.4.17
Pregnancy

Laws That Punish Pregnant Women for Drinking Do More Harm Than Good

A new study reveals that punitive laws surrounding alcohol use among pregnant women may be rooted in suppressing women's autonomy, rather than improving public health.
Leila Ettachfini
8.3.17
ask-hole

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

Just another thing to keep you up at night.
Elsie Bath
6.29.17
dinosaurs

Paleontologists Find Fossils of a Pregnant, 245-Million-Year-Old Sea Reptile

It's the first time live birth has been observed in an archosauromorph, the reptilian parent group from which dinosaurs, birds, and crocodilians derive.
Becky Ferreira
2.14.17
Bey's Babies

We decoded the super-secret meaning of Beyoncé's pregnancy announcement

On the internet, a photo of a pregnant Beyoncé surrounded by flowers can't just be a photo of a pregnant Beyoncé surrounded by flowers — here's the hidden symbolism behind it all.
Michael Kalenderian
2.3.17
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