A Health and Human Services program aimed at preventing teen pregnancy ended thanks to a group of pro-abstinence Trump appointees, according to internal memos obtained by NBC News; its abrupt termination last August, against the wishes of long-time HHS employees and public health experts, came as the teen pregnancy…
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When it comes to stories about interpersonal relationships between celebrities—I’m talking feuds or relationship woes—TMZ isn’t the best place to go for the truth. They typically pick a side to support, while leaving details from the other woefully underreported.
A new study published on Tuesday has found that fetal alcohol syndrome and other alcohol-related disorders are as common in American children as autism.
The contraceptive app Natural Cycles, which tracks your fertility cycle and tells you what days you don’t need protection, has been hit with a complaint after 37 women in Sweden reported unwanted pregnancies due to using the app.
The only thing that gets between Khloe Kardashian and her Calvins is a FREAKIN PREGNANCY and the reality TV star couldn’t be more excited. She and boyfriend Tristan Thompson are expecting their first child.
A woman has given birth to an embryo frozen 24 years ago.
Here’s a not-so-fun and very frightening fact: Did you know that the U.S. has the highest rate of deaths related to pregnancy and childbirth in the developed world, indiscriminately affecting women across races, backgrounds, educations and income levels? Did you know that over half of those deaths are preventable?…
For anyone who needs to take a pregnancy test discreetly, Lia is here for you. The first flushable pregnancy test, which was created back in 2015 by two UPenn grad students, has now been cleared by the FDA for over-the-counter sales.
A popular Egyptian TV presenter has been sentenced to three years behind bars for discussing on-air how women might become pregnant outside of marriage, a topic the government feels is “promoting indecency.”
Globally, maternal mortality rates have been declining over the past several years. In America, however, the maternal death rate more than doubled between 1987 and 2013. In fact, though the United States is one of the most developed countries in the world, it’s the second to last among 31 developed countries, ahead of…
I was lucky in every way with my miscarriage, except for the fact that it happened.
Here is a staggering statistic: more than half of the rural counties in the United States no longer have a local hospital with a maternity ward, leaving pregnant women without necessary—and potentially lifesaving—pre- and post-natal care.
Please take a seat: Kylie Jenner might be pregnant with Travis Scott’s baby.
Welcome to Dear Jane, Jezebel’s advice column.
Last week, I tuned into the Game of Thrones Season 7 finale with a host of expectations. Jon Snow revealing himself as a champion for trustworthy sexual health information, though, was not one of them.
Midwifery care is steeped in a cisgender and heteronormative worldview. Traditionally, when a midwife offers support to a pregnant person, she (there are midwives of all gender identifications, but I’ll default to “she” here) might remind them they will be a great mom, that the female body is a tremendous wellspring…
Marijuana has a healthier image than many other drugs (or, depending on who you ask, alcohol), and it can ease symptoms like nausea that tend to crop up in pregnancy. But we are accumulating evidence that marijuana is probably not a great idea to use if you’re pregnant. In particular, the THC component can affect a…
According to a new report from the CDC, the teen birth rate in the US has dropped 9 percent compared to last year, which is a record low.
Olympic track runner Alysia Montano has never been one to let the presence of a fetus developing in her womb keep her from competing, and this year is no exception. On Thursday, she finished seventh in her 800-meter heat at the U.S. Track & Field Outdoor Championships, despite the blistering 110 degree temperature…