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Choosing a C-Section: A Modern Controversy
Educational website for parents
Is it a matter of sticking to tradition, or do those against elective C-sections really have an argument worth listening to?
'If You Build It, They Will Come': The Survivor Clinic Tackles Sex Trafficking in New York City
Executive Director, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW)
Born in Russia and raised in Chicago, Dr. Geynisman founded the Survivor Clinic in July 2013 to serve women who have survived or are surviving gender violence, including sexual violence and female genital mutilation.
Time to Deliver Better Care to the World's Mothers
Hal C. Lawrence, III, MD
Executive Vice President and CEO, American College of Obstetri...
In just a few months, the new year will usher in the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) -- a series of eight goals created by the United Nations (UN) in 2000 intended to aid international growth and improvement.
OB-GYN Group Chides GOP Senate Candidates On Birth Control
Controlling Birth, Controlling Pregnant Women
Professor of epidemiology & population health, Albert Eins...
Although appellate courts have upheld the right of pregnant women to refuse medical treatments, including c-sections, other actions continue to violate the decision-making autonomy of pregnant women.
Should You Break Up With Your Ob/Gyn?
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff
Blogger, Mommy Greenest
It's pretty clear that the gynecologists, obstetricians and pediatricians who are primarily responsible for our children's health are unified with the common goal of reducing exposure to toxic chemicals -- especially in pregnancy.
Ob/Gyns, Infertility Doctors: Toxic Chemicals Harm Mom, Dad And Baby
Public Health Policy Director, Moms Clean Air Force
The powerful new statement affirms that toxic chemicals in the environment are harming our reproductive health. They are harming our fetuses and babies, and they are harming our health as women, men, mothers and fathers.
The Question Ob-Gyns Should Be Asking Their Patients
Abortion, Scientific Denialism And Religious Fundamentalism
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.
Founder, The Clergy Letter Project
Women in Indiana and across the world have a right to the best scientific information available. To require medical personnel to misinform women about cancer risks is indefensible -- for any reason.
Weekly Pulse: Where Are the Anti-Choicers at the Kagan Hearings?
The Media Consortium
Network of Leading Progressive Independent Journalism Organiza...
As Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan begins her second week of confirmation hearings,
Stephanie Mencimer wonders why the anti-abortion protesters have been uncharacteristically subdued this time around.
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Doctors Condemn Shackling Mothers in Labor and Delivery
Malika Saada Saar
Malika Saada Saar is Google's Senior Counsel on Civil and Huma...
This week, the American Medical Association called for an end to one of the most draconian practices in the U.S.: the shackling of incarcerated mothers during labor, delivery and post delivery.
Does Malpractice Alter Obstetric Practice?
D. Brad Wright
Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Management and...
The threat of malpractice liability doesn't appear to have any impact on obstetrics, but it may frighten doctors into delivering fewer babies to reduce their cumulative risk of being sued.
More Republican Lies and Deception Over Cancer Screening
Political and Pop Culture Analyst
It's irresponsible for Republicans to label two new cancer-screening recommendations as partisan-based and illustrative of the sort of "rationing" they claim reform will bring.
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