pregnancy and childbirth

Wishing the World Could Be More Soft

Wishing the World Could Be More Soft

She expected to give birth on Christmas Day. What happened instead was too hard to explain.
America’s Abortion Rate Has Dropped to Its Lowest Ever

America’s Abortion Rate Has Dropped to Its Lowest Ever

New research suggests contraception and fewer pregnancies may be more responsible for the decline than state laws restricting abortion.
America’s Abortion Rate Has Dropped to Its Lowest Ever

America’s Abortion Rate Has Dropped to Its Lowest Ever

New research suggests contraception and fewer pregnancies may be more responsible for the decline than state laws restricting abortion.
America’s Abortion Rate Has Dropped to Its Lowest Ever

America’s Abortion Rate Has Dropped to Its Lowest Ever

New research suggests contraception and fewer pregnancies may be more responsible for the decline than state laws restricting abortion.
America’s Abortion Rate Has Dropped to Its Lowest Ever

America’s Abortion Rate Has Dropped to Its Lowest Ever

New research suggests contraception and fewer pregnancies may be more responsible for the decline than state laws restricting abortion.
The Abortion Mysticism of Pete Buttigieg

The Abortion Mysticism of Pete Buttigieg

How the party of science decided that personhood begins at birth.

More Than 2,200 Preserved Fetuses Found at Property of Dead Doctor, Officials Say

There was no evidence that medical procedures were performed at the Illinois property where the remains were found, the authorities said.

More Than 2,200 Preserved Fetuses Found at Property of Dead Doctor, Officials Say

There was no evidence that medical procedures were performed at the Illinois property where the remains were found, the authorities said.
In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

The bill, if signed by the governor, would mark a new way of giving women access to abortion as conservative states tighten restrictions.
In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

The bill, if signed by the governor, would mark a new way of giving women access to abortion as conservative states tighten restrictions.
In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

The bill, if signed by the governor, would mark a new way of giving women access to abortion as conservative states tighten restrictions.
In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

The bill, if signed by the governor, would mark a new way of giving women access to abortion as conservative states tighten restrictions.
At a Maternity Center Near a War Zone, 20 Births in One Day

At a Maternity Center Near a War Zone, 20 Births in One Day

A hospital in a remote area of Afghanistan is a haven for impoverished mothers and newborns in a country ravaged by war.
At a Maternity Center Near a War Zone, 20 Births in One Day

At a Maternity Center Near a War Zone, 20 Births in One Day

A hospital in a remote area of Afghanistan is a haven for impoverished mothers and newborns in a country ravaged by war.
At a Maternity Center Near a War Zone, 20 Births in One Day

At a Maternity Center Near a War Zone, 20 Births in One Day

A hospital in a remote area of Afghanistan is a haven for impoverished mothers and newborns in a country ravaged by war.
These Newborn Babies Cry for Drugs, Not Milk

These Newborn Babies Cry for Drugs, Not Milk

For some Americans, the nation’s opioid crisis starts before birth.
74-year-old, who got IVF, gives birth to twins via C-section: Doc

74-year-old, who got IVF, gives birth to twins via C-section: Doc

A 74-year-old woman has given birth to twin girls in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, reviving several controversies around geriatric pregnancies. The doctor who delivered the babies,
Woman Gave Birth in Denver Jail Cell Alone, Lawsuit Says

Woman Gave Birth in Denver Jail Cell Alone, Lawsuit Says

Security footage showed Diana Sanchez writhing in pain while she screamed for help.
Woman Gave Birth in Denver Jail Cell Alone, Lawsuit Says

Woman Gave Birth in Denver Jail Cell Alone, Lawsuit Says

Security footage showed Diana Sanchez writhing in pain while she screamed for help.

Kay Ann Johnson, 73, Who Studied China’s One-Child Policy, Dies

After adopting an abandoned infant from an orphanage in China, she began researching the lives of birth parents who had been forced to give up their children.