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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
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

More Pregnant Women Are Smoking Weed

New research shows young pregnant women in California are increasingly using marijuana to calm anxiety and morning sickness.
Joanne Spataro
12.28.17
anorexia
anorexia

This Is What It's Like to be Pregnant and Anorexic

Just because you're terrified of gaining weight doesn't mean you don't want to be a mom.
Adriana Ivanova
12.27.17
fertility
fertility

How Long Can Frozen Embryos Last?

We learned this week that a woman gave birth using a 24-year-old embryo.
Olivia Campbell
12.21.17
rights
rights

A New Flushable Pregnancy Test Could Help Women in Abusive Relationships

The little plastic test hasn't changed in years and this eco-friendly version is winning in more ways than one.
Terena Bell
12.19.17
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

This Extreme Form of Morning Sickness Is Stumping Doctors​

The kind of sour-sick that made its way into my aching muscles and my brain, regenerating again every time I tried to eat or drink.
Laura Dorwart
12.7.17
birth control
birth control

Free IUDs Had a Stunning Impact on Teen Pregnancy in Colorado

Teen pregnancies and abortions fell by more than half.
Susan Rinkunas
12.1.17
rights
rights

Ohio Senate Passes Bill to Ban Abortions in Cases of Down Syndrome [Updated]

A judge permanently blocked a similar law in Indiana.
Ashley Lyles
11.17.17
Sex
Sex

Seven Things to Know About Having Sex While Pregnant

For one thing, how you orgasm might change.
Debby Herbenick
11.16.17