pregnancy and childbirth

Women Get an Unwanted Surprise by Mail: You’re Pregnant! (They’re Not.)

A company’s attempt to recruit pregnant customers reached many who were not.
My Day as an Abortion Care Provider

My Day as an Abortion Care Provider

A thank you, a prayer for my soul, a 14-year-old.
19 Women Accused a Gynecologist of Abuse. Why Didn’t He Go to Prison?

19 Women Accused a Gynecologist of Abuse. Why Didn’t He Go to Prison?

The doctor reached a plea deal with the Manhattan district attorney, who is facing renewed criticism over his handling of the case.
Northern Ireland Set to Legalize Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage

Northern Ireland Set to Legalize Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage

The collapse of local government allowed Parliament to step in and bring the territory’s laws in line with Britain’s principles of human rights.
Northern Ireland Set to Legalize Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage

Northern Ireland Set to Legalize Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage

The collapse of local government allowed Parliament to step in and bring the territory’s laws in line with Britain’s principles of human rights.
Raising a Twinless Twin

Raising a Twinless Twin

I didn’t want my daughter to experience survivor guilt or worse, to feel incomplete, as if she were part of a broken set.
I Had a Late-Term Abortion. I Am Not a Monster.

I Had a Late-Term Abortion. I Am Not a Monster.

I am a grieving mother who protected her child from a life of pain and suffering.
Raising a Twinless Twin

Raising a Twinless Twin

I didn’t want my daughter to experience survivor guilt or worse, to feel incomplete, as if she were part of a broken set.
Can Eating Red Fruits and Vegetables Lead to Healthier Sperm?

Can Eating Red Fruits and Vegetables Lead to Healthier Sperm?

Lycopene, a red plant pigment found in tomatoes, watermelons and pink grapefruits, improved some measures of sperm quality.
Fired for Being Pregnant? It Can Still Happen

Fired for Being Pregnant? It Can Still Happen

Readers react to Senator Elizabeth Warren’s account of the loss of a teaching job in 1971 because she was pregnant.
Air Pollution Is Linked to Miscarriages in China, Study Finds

Air Pollution Is Linked to Miscarriages in China, Study Finds

A new study published on Monday adds to growing evidence of the negative health effects of air pollution on pregnant women and their fetuses.
Air Pollution Is Linked to Miscarriages in China, Study Finds

Air Pollution Is Linked to Miscarriages in China, Study Finds

A new study published on Monday adds to growing evidence of the negative health effects of air pollution on pregnant women and their fetuses.
Air Pollution Is Linked to Miscarriages in China, Study Finds

Air Pollution Is Linked to Miscarriages in China, Study Finds

A new study published on Monday adds to growing evidence of the negative health effects of air pollution on pregnant women and their fetuses.
Air Pollution Is Linked to Miscarriages in China, Study Finds

Air Pollution Is Linked to Miscarriages in China, Study Finds

A new study published on Monday adds to growing evidence of the negative health effects of air pollution on pregnant women and their fetuses.
Biden on Impeachment, L.G.B.T.Q. Forum: This Week in the 2020 Race

Biden on Impeachment, L.G.B.T.Q. Forum: This Week in the 2020 Race

Here are seven things that happened on the presidential campaign trail this week.
Biden on Impeachment, L.G.B.T.Q. Forum: This Week in the 2020 Race

Biden on Impeachment, L.G.B.T.Q. Forum: This Week in the 2020 Race

Here are seven things that happened on the presidential campaign trail this week.
As Elizabeth Warren Rises, the G.O.P. Deploys an Old Tactic

As Elizabeth Warren Rises, the G.O.P. Deploys an Old Tactic

Republicans are attacking Ms. Warren over authenticity, a sexist trope in politics, much like they did with Hillary Clinton. Ms. Warren has used those attacks to rally supporters.
As Elizabeth Warren Rises, the G.O.P. Deploys an Old Tactic

As Elizabeth Warren Rises, the G.O.P. Deploys an Old Tactic

Republicans are attacking Ms. Warren over authenticity, a sexist trope in politics, much like they did with Hillary Clinton. Ms. Warren has used those attacks to rally supporters.
Arizona Official Placed 29 Babies in Adoption Fraud Scheme, Prosecutors Say

Arizona Official Placed 29 Babies in Adoption Fraud Scheme, Prosecutors Say

Paul D. Petersen, Maricopa County’s assessor, arranged for women from the Marshall Islands to fly to the United States to give birth at taxpayers’ expense, prosecutors said.
Arizona Official Placed 29 Babies in Adoption Fraud Scheme, Prosecutors Say

Arizona Official Placed 29 Babies in Adoption Fraud Scheme, Prosecutors Say

Paul D. Petersen, Maricopa County’s assessor, arranged for women from the Marshall Islands to fly to the United States to give birth at taxpayers’ expense, prosecutors said.