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The Anti-Contraception Agenda is Fueled by Fake Science

Those of us who care deeply about women's health and reproductive rights have plenty of reason for concern now that advocates of fake science are in positions of power and alternative facts have been weaponized by state legislatures.
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Discovery May Lead to New Fertility Treatments

A new study from the University of Montreal found that abnormal segregation of chromosomes in eggs from old mice is an important cause of age-related infertility.

How to Minimize the Risk of ASD During Your Pregnancy

Although the exact cause of autism is unknown, there are some things you can do that might minimize the risk of your child being born with ASD.

13 Reasons Why a Vasectomy is a Better Choice for Men...

Did you know that vasectomies can be performed on men and women? It is a reliable form of birth control that helps prevent unplanned pregnancy.
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Why Maternal Mortality is Rising in the United States

Despite a 44% decline in global maternal mortality since 1990, the rate of women dying from complications during and after pregnancy or childbirth is rising in the U.S.
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Hope on the Horizon for Uterine Fibroids

Although fibroids are benign tumors, they cause both physical and psychological distress. Until recently, treatment was primarily surgery, but new drugs are offering alternatives for women who can't have or don't want a hysterectomy.
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Mother’s Milk is Best for Preemies—and Donor Milk May Be Second-Best

Breastfeeding and human milk ensure the optimal development of infants.
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Research Confirms Link Between Birth Weight and Cancer

The occurrence of childhood cancer rises as birth weight increases according to new research from the International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium.
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Reducing the Risk of Blood Clots in Obese Pregnant Women

There are 4 key steps to reduce the risk of blood clots in obese pregnant women are plan, prevent, post-discharge care, & follow OB VTE Safety recommendations.

Chronic Pelvic Pain is Not in Your Head

Dr. Denise Jagroo, a physical therapist with a specialty in pelvic physical therapy, describes her own experience with chronic pelvic pain and what she did to overcome it.

Deceit and the Defunding of Planned Parenthood

NEJM articles discuss the ethics of fetal tissue research & shameful actions of antichoice radicals to rally support for defunding of Planned Parenthood.
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LARCs: A Better Way to Reduce Abortions

Could long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) provide the much needed middle ground in the contentious abortion debate?