Adults today may have grown up dreaming they would live to see working jet packs and robot assistants but few people imagined it would be possible to create life without reproductive cells.
Primary care doctors have long played an important role in providing birth control. Now, with the fall of Roe, they could help fill a critical need for comprehensive family planning services.
There are no known cases of women infected with monkeypox during pregnancy within Australia to date, but there are such cases in the UK and US.
How we name our children follows trends like any other cultural expression. It’s about taste as well as broader societal shifts.
In all the research reviewed, none found any safety concerns regarding COVID vaccines during pregnancy.
Several rap songs speak on the subject of abortion from the perspective of the unborn child.
It would take huge numbers of people submitting bad data to affect the algorithms behind period tracking apps, but even then it would be more harmful than helpful.
Pioneered by the Human Cell Atlas consortium, our understanding of the human body is about to be transformed – and with it, the way we treat and prevent disease
Previously, eggs and sperm (gametes) and embryos were typically only stored for a maximum of ten years.
A moral philosopher explains what’s at stake in second-trimester abortions – and why they’ll increase in a post-Roe world.
Tennessee and Wisconsin are among the states that can jail pregnant women because of illegal substance use, despite major medical groups saying that this practice isn’t effective.
Offering free pregnancy tests, sonograms and counseling, the pregnancy help movement maintains more than 2,700 resource centers throughout the United States.
Becoming a parent can be nerve-wracking – but there are many things you can do to feel more in control.
Regan, England’s first women’s health tsar, has her work cut out for her.
After the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade, will more Americans travel for abortions? Inequalities created by this controversial decision will be revealed at border points.
An expert explains how reproductive rights are changing globally.
Treating a potentially deadly pregnancy complication gets caught up in the abortion debate. A nurse-midwife explains why it shouldn’t.
Three experts answer questions about the effectiveness, safety and side effects of medication abortion, using mifepristone followed by misoprostol.
The reasons why people may seek out late-term abortions are complex and are often based on new medical information and delays caused by state policies.
The definition of personhood is a key and contested philosophical issue that has made legalized abortion such a longstanding controversy.