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Sex

All the Crazy Ways People Avoided Pregnancy Before Modern Birth Control

Think weasel testicle necklaces and pregnant wolf piss.
Mark Hay
11.16.17
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

Another Way Prisons Treat Women Like Shit

Forcing women who just gave birth to detox drastically is inhumane and, experts say, medically unnecessary.
Elizabeth Brico
11.3.17
Sleep
Sleep

Pregnant Women Have the Most Bat-Shit Crazy Dreams

I woke up clutching my husband, dry-mouthed and shaking, jealous that he’d probably spent the night dreaming about something normal like sex or being late to work.
Laura Dorwart
10.24.17
Pregnancy
Pregnancy

'Phantom Pregnancy' Is One of the Most Bizarre Medical Mysteries

Her abdomen had swollen up like a pregnant woman’s and she looked like she could give birth any minute. But there was no baby.
Olga Oksman
10.20.17
We Asked
We Asked

5 Women Told Us What a Home Birth Is Really Like

Sometimes you poop in the birthing pool.
Cristina Maza
10.18.17
Unscrewing Ourselves
Unscrewing Ourselves

Why Aren't Straight Men Told to Get Regular STD Tests?

Women and gay men carry the STD-testing burden.
Shayla Love
10.13.17
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

These Two Fertility Tests May Not Be Accurate

Tests that estimate ovarian reserves failed to predict who got pregnant in a new study.
Olivia Campbell
10.11.17
the mess in texas
the mess in texas

Texas Knows How to Fix Its Problem of Women Dying After Childbirth

They just won't do it.
Jason Silverstein
9.29.17
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

If India Is Making Progress in Reproductive Rights, Why Can’t the US?

The international battles for sex education, contraception, and abortion.
Sophie Cousins
9.19.17
doin' it
doin' it

The Best Condom Exists But We Can't Buy it Yet

Thanks, researchers.
Emily Cassel
9.18.17
Race
Race

Black Women Are 3.5 Times More Likely to Die From Being Pregnant Than White Women

And Republicans' last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare would only make things worse.
Sarika Chawla
9.13.17
STDs
STDs

Getting Oral Sex While Pregnant Could Mess With the Baby

What most OB-GYNs aren't telling their patients about sex during their third trimester.
Callie Little
9.5.17