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Meet The Incredible Groups Helping Families In Their Darkest Hours

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2015 | 11:54 AM

Pregnancy and infant loss are relatively common. Estimates suggest that among women who know they are pregnant, 15 to 20 out of every 100 will miscarry. Furthermore, 1 out of every 160 deliveries in the United States ends in stillbirth. 

And yet many parents grieving the...

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These Are The Absurd Barriers Women Trying To Get Abortions Face

(4) Comments | Posted October 2, 2015 | 1:16 PM

Abortion is legal in this country, but access to the procedure -- which the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has called "an essential component of women's health care" -- has become increasingly limited. More than 200 abortion restrictions have been enacted into law since...

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Sim, é perfeitamente possível que uma mulher esteja grávida sem saber

(1) Comments | Posted September 30, 2015 | 2:40 PM

E não, essas mulheres não são "loucas".

Em uma terça-feira do mês de julho, há dois anos, Michelle Mulvehill visitava uma amiga, que mencionou que ela parecia cansada. Mulvehill concordou que ultimamente não estava se sentindo bem, mas achou que fosse por causa da recente mudança no tempo e riu...

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9 Times Cecile Richards Threw Down For Reproductive Rights

(0) Comments | Posted September 30, 2015 | 9:49 AM

This week, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards squared off against the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. She defended the women's healthcare provider against charges that it profits from fetal tissue donations, and argued that defunding the organization would greatly restrict women's access to care in this country.

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Parents Open Up About Their Biggest Challenges Raising Children With Autism

(0) Comments | Posted September 25, 2015 | 2:30 PM

As estimates of the number of children with autism spectrum disorders continue to soar, and our understanding of the developmental disorder slowly deepens, it may seem as though parents have more resources and support available to them than ever before. But for many caregivers, that is...

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Les rages de nourriture les plus étranges des femmes enceintes

(3) Comments | Posted September 25, 2015 | 2:17 PM

La femme enceinte qui supplie son conjoint de sortir lui acheter de le crème glacée, un cliché?

Ce n'est pas un mythe, il est vrai que la plupart des femmes enceintes raffolent de certains aliments sans jamais s'en lasser, alors que d'autres plats leur lèvent le coeur juste à...

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Why Women Are Rallying The FDA To Pull This Contraceptive Device

(0) Comments | Posted September 25, 2015 | 10:48 AM

Dozens of women attended a Food and Drug Administration panel on Thursday, pressing for the withdrawal of the permanent contraceptive device known as Essure.

The FDA's Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel weighed complaints about the contraceptive, which was approved by the administration 13 years earlier. Essure is...

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How Women Can Be Pregnant Without Knowing It

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2015 | 9:46 AM

On a July Tuesday two years ago, Michelle Mulvehill was visiting a friend who mentioned that she looked tired. Mulvehill agreed that she had not been feeling well, but chalked it up to a recent change in the weather and laughed when her friend wondered if she could...

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Why IUDs Are Having A Moment Right Now

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2015 | 11:51 AM

For decades, the birth control pill has reigned supreme as the go-to hormonal contraceptive of choice for women -- so much so that four out of five sexually experienced women in the United States have used it at some point.

After all but disappearing...

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17 Women Share How Planned Parenthood Transformed Their Lives

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2015 | 1:29 PM

Despite the fact that the majority of Americans back the use of federal funds for Planned Parenthood, the United State House of Representatives voted Friday to pull funding for the healthcare provider for one year -- a move The White House charged "would limit...

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Do You Need To Break Up With Your Birth Control?

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2015 | 2:19 PM

In some ways, determining if your birth control method works for you seems pretty simple. Does it allow you to plan if and when you want to get pregnant? With a level of effectiveness you're comfortable with? Then at the most fundamental level, yes. It's a good fit.

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23 Bizarre But Totally Real Pregnancy Cravings And Aversions

(0) Comments | Posted September 14, 2015 | 1:42 PM

The pregnant woman barking at her partner for ice cream is as played out a sitcom shtick as the birth scene where the woman screams for approximately 27 seconds then blam-o! Baby time. But, as with most clichés, there is some truth there. Mothers-to-be are often overtaken by strong cravings...

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Survival Rates For Micro Preemies Continue To Improve

(0) Comments | Posted September 8, 2015 | 8:30 AM

Extremely preterm babies born before 28 weeks gestation face a host of potentially life-threatening complications, from lung and brain issues in the short-term to chronic health problems down the road.

But a new report shows that short-term complications have decreased across the United States for extremely preterm...

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포르노 업계의 영향력 있는 여성 감독들을 만나다(인터뷰)

(0) Comments | Posted September 1, 2015 | 2:58 AM

porno에리카 러스트는 페미니스트 포르노 영화를 만드는 스타 감독이다.

스토미 다니엘스(Stormy Daniels)가 포르노 업계에 들어오게 된 것은 성인 산업에서 성공한 여성의 전형적인 이야기처럼 보인다. 스트립 댄서였던 그는 자신의 브랜드를 만들고 돈을 더 벌기 위해 성인 오락 업계로 넘어왔다. 그녀는 어느 모로 보나 전형적인 포르노 스타 같은 외모이다. 탈색한...

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How Genetic Tests Could Help Parents Better Understand Their Child's Autism

(0) Comments | Posted August 31, 2015 | 3:44 PM

Diagnosing autism is a complex and often inexact science that can involve multiple rounds of behavioral testing.

But a new study has found that two genetic tests may help doctors and parents identify certain genetic mutations that are linked to the disorder, providing a clear molecular diagnosis.


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A Guide To Making Friends As A Grown Woman

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 1:40 PM

If it feels like you're making fewer and fewer friends as you cruise through adulthood, that's because it's probably true. A depressing 2013 review of more than 270 studies found that people's personal networks and friendship bases generally grow until young adulthood, then decline steadily with...

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Why Postpartum Depression In Dads Goes Unrecognized -- And Ignored

(0) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 10:18 AM

Six years ago, Craig Mullins was working toward his master's degree in counseling when he became a dad, but he still did not recognize his own symptoms of depression until they dissipated, a year-and-a-half after his baby girl was born.

"She was our first child, and I...

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Study Reveals Parenting Strategy That Leads To Better Sex

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 12:55 PM

In the last half century, dads have begun to take on more of the housework and childcare duties. And a new study says that when it comes to relationship satisfaction, that's a very good thing.

A team of researchers with Georgia State University found that heterosexual...

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The Hell That Is Morning Sickness, Explained

(1) Comments | Posted August 19, 2015 | 2:04 PM

Pregnancy is seldom a total cake walk, and one of the most persistent issues many women face is morning sickness -- the classic pregnancy symptom characterized by vomiting and nausea that renders them unable to stomach anything beyond, say, one-eighth of a dry cracker and two sips of...

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What To Do When Your Baby Falls

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2015 | 11:15 AM

Each year in the United States, 2.8 million children head to the emergency room for injuries related to a fall -- and among babies younger than one, falls account for more than half of all non-fatal injuries.

Anyone who has watched an infant no...

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