I’m pregnant and want this second baby- but not the man

A woman with an unplanned pregnancy tells she is not sure about her relationship with the parent. Mariella Frostrup topics how unexpected the conception was The dilemma Im a 38 -year-old single mother to a wonderful six-year-old girl. I was on my own for three years before meeting a person who had Ive since been…

Women Who Live In ‘Contraceptive Deserts’ In The US Still Can’t Get Birth Control

Itwas a huge, groundbreaking moment in history back in 2010 when the Affordable Care Act forced all insurance companies to cover family planning for women in the United States. But sadly, we need to hold the applause. There is still a nation-wide epidemic that prevents millions of women from gaining access to birth control. So…

Caesarean section late in labor increases risk of preterm birth next time

Women who have a late emergency surgery should be monitored as high risk for subsequent pregnancy, researchers say Undergoing an emergency caesarean section during the final stage of labour should be added to the list of risk factors for experiencing a premature birth in subsequent pregnancies, a study published under Thursday suggests. In one of…

Pregnant women with addictions require healthcare , not handcuffs | Hernandez D Stroud

Tennessee learned the hard way, with its disastrous fetal assault statute. The other countries considering penalizing addicted moms should heed its example Every 19 minutes, a newborn is born in America to a mother who fights with opiate craving, a percentage that has soared in the past decade alongside a broader addiction spike. The increase…