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Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

Parents Should Talk to Their Kids About Miscarriage

If children learn that sex makes babies, shouldn’t they also learn that some pregnancies don’t get that far?
Jessica Zucker
3 days ago
RACE
RACE

Serena Williams Advocates for Maternal Healthcare After She Says She Almost Died

"Every mother, everywhere, regardless of race or background deserves to have a healthy pregnancy and birth."
Susan Rinkunas
4 days ago
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

People Always Assume Infertility Is the Woman’s Fault

Why can't I get pregnant? What's wrong with me?
Steph Auteri
2.16.18
women's health
women's health

We Need More Male Doulas

As the family dynamics shifts, so does the need for a more diverse birthing community.
Laura Dorwart
2.14.18
hard data
hard data

Having Older Brothers Might Increase a Man's Odds of Being Gay

It's long been thought that something must happen within the womb.
Justin Lehmiller
2.13.18
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

A Nurse Called the Cops on a New Mom Who Wanted Depression Treatment

Jessica Porten went to a doctor's appointment with her daughter, Kira, to get help with postpartum depression. The nurse called California police.
April Dembosky, KQED
2.9.18
Asking for a friend
Asking for a friend

How Long Can I Delay Pregnancy And Still Remain Fertile?

You probably have longer than you think.
Nick Keppler
2.6.18
The High Life
The High Life

Smoking Weed Appears Not to Affect Fertility

“We went into this thinking we would find something bad.”
Nick Keppler
2.5.18
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

I Delivered a Baby on My Flight to New York

I'm 27 and I'm not an OB/GYN.
Sij Hemal, MD
1.25.18
hard data
hard data

Trump's Embrace of Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Is a Threat to Your Health

Instead of learning safer sex practices, students are simply taught to keep it in their pants.
Justin Lehmiller
1.18.18
RACE
RACE

Serena Williams’s Birthing Nightmare Is All Too Familiar for Black Women

As a black OB/GYN, I know this first-hand.
Sanithia L. Williams, MD
1.12.18
birth control
birth control

'Black Mirror' Equated the Morning-After Pill with the Abortion Pill

This mistake is more dangerous than it may seem.
Susan Rinkunas
1.2.18