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A woman in California got arrested for performing illegal abortions without having a doctor's license.
Gloucester High School is about to experience a baby boom as 17 teen girls admit entering pregnancy pact to raise their children together.
Alternative Reproductive Resources has announced a program designed to remove some of the pressure from the egg donor selection process.
Pregnancy rates could be improved by this DNA fingerprinting research leading to fewer multiple pregnancies.
Mothers who smoke early in pregnancy are more likely to give birth to infants with heart defects.
Suppression of the immune system's surveillance response could prevent transplant rejection and fetal cells may be an easier source of stem cells than banking.
About 200 fetuses each year would not be lost if pregnant women properly used their seatbelts every time they were in an automobile.
A man from Oregon named Thomas Beatie claims he is the first pregnant man on earth. The story is more complicated by the fact that Thomas Beatie's doctor confirms that he is 22 weeks ahead in his pregnancy.
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The best chances of pregnancy includes a diet of the good fats found in whole dairy products plus regular exercise, as well as eliminating the obvious evils of nicotine, alcohol, and drugs.
More than 3000 people install 'My Pregnancy', 'Birth Announcement' and 'Friends in Bloom' in the first week. These pregnancy tickers or baby tickers basically work by keeping track of the date until you have your baby.
The gap between American Indian and white women in access to and use of prenatal care is narrowing in Oklahoma.
A popular epilepsy drug taken by pregnant women with epilepsy because of its mild risk of birth defects has been linked to increased seizure activity in up to 75 percent of pregnancies.
The past decade has seen an unprecedented increase in the use of radiologic exams on pregnant women.
WHO goal of the strategic approach is to increase awareness, commitment and action towards improving maternal and perinatal health in the region. This document will provide broad guidance to countries wishing to develop or update their own national and local strategies for the improvement of the health of mothers and babies.
The British Parliament's Select Committee on Science and Technology in a report released on Wednesday said there is "no scientific basis" for lowering the 24-week gestational limit on legal abortion in the country, Reuters UK reports (Castle, Reuters UK, 10/30). The report also recommended eliminating a requirement that women seeking abortions obtain the signature of two doctors before undergoing the procedure, the PA/Guardian reports (Kirby, PA/Guardian, 10/30).
The study looked at how ethnicity and social class affect how pregnant women perceive the reproductive health care they receive.
Massachusetts Senate passed a bill that would expand abortion clinic buffer zones from 18 feet to 35 feet.
Anglican Communion criticized the increasing 'normalization' of abortion.