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.
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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.
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.
Charges Dropped Against Woman Accused of Killing Her Fetus Because She Was Shot While Pregnant
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
The Trump Administration Is Coming For Your Birth Control
Reproductive health advocates are already sounding the alarm over new rules finalized Thursday
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.