reproductive health

mental health

What Happens When an Abortion Doesn't Fully Work

I had an incomplete abortion last year. This is what I wish I'd known about them.
Rose Stokes
3 days ago
body

Women in Labor Can’t Hold In Their Babies. Nurses Tell Them To Do It Anyway

Mothers in labor are often asked to delay birth to accommodate doctors’ schedules. In many cases, it can have harmful consequences.
Kimberly Lawson
7.16.19
reproductive rights

Conservatives Are Making Abortion Rights More Popular By Attacking Them

It seems some people don't know what they have until it's almost gone.
Marie Solis
7.12.19
fetal personhood

Charges Dropped Against Woman Accused of Killing Her Fetus Because She Was Shot While Pregnant

Kelly Vinett
7.3.19
fetal personhood

Prosecutors Now Say They Might Not Go After Woman Who Miscarried After She Was Shot

In the first state to enshrine fetal personhood in its constitution, the woman is facing manslaughter charges
Emma Ockerman
6.28.19
reproductive health

The Trump Administration Is Coming For Your Birth Control

Reproductive health advocates are already sounding the alarm over new rules finalized Thursday
Carter Sherman
5.2.19
Fertility Fraud

Doctors Can Legally Inseminate Patients with Their Own Sperm in Most States

When Matt White learned that he shares DNA with his mother's former fertility doctor—and close to 50 half-siblings—he and his mother began pushing legislators to outlaw fertility fraud in Indiana. Now, victims in other states are following suit.
Leila Ettachfini
4.22.19
Books

A Trump official's anti-abortion novel involves something called a “Porn Storm”

We read Scott Lloyd's novel, “The Undergraduate,” so you don't have to.
Carter Sherman
4.22.19
black maternal health

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.
Kimberly Lawson
4.16.19
Menstruation

This Is How One Country Gave Free Menstrual Products to All Its Students

The Scottish government allocated £9.2 million to offer free sanitary products in schools and convinced other places in the UK to follow suit.
Siobhan Ball
4.16.19
reproductive rights

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.
Emma Bryce
Wana Udobang
4.1.19
birth control

Where the Hell Is Birth Control for Men?

For years, headlines have promised birth control for cis men is just around the corner. The truth is more complicated.
Marie Solis
Leila Ettachfini
3.21.19
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