Still On Your Parents' Insurance? Great! Just Don't Get Pregnant

Under the Affordable Care Act, people up to age 26 are eligible to qualify as dependents on their parents' insurance policies. This is great news if you're one of the thousands of newly minted graduates wallowing in un- or underemployed post collegiate hell, but it's less awesome news for women who, in their prime… » 8/07/12 6:00pm 8/07/12 6:00pm

The Public Health Problem No One Wants To Talk About

New research estimates that every year more than 2 million women around the world have stillborn babies, yet there's little research done on how to fix the problem. In America, while there's constant talk about protecting unborn babies, few people want to focus on the public health problems that lead to stillbirths. » 4/14/11 4:56pm 4/14/11 4:56pm

Just When You Thought "Anchor Baby" Was the Ugliest Public Slur

What's more offensive than the debate about "anchor babies"? The fact that Rhode Island state representative Peter Palumbo recently coined "anchor embryos" on Fox News to describe prenatal care for immigrant women, which sensibly, even anti-abortion advocates support. » 8/24/10 12:19pm 8/24/10 12:19pm

New Plan Would Test All Pregnant Women For Smoking

Doctors agree that cigarette smoke is harmful to unborn fetuses — but a British plan to test all pregnant women for smoking is going way too far. » 6/24/10 9:30am 6/24/10 9:30am

"That's What Sets Me Apart, Boxing With The Lads" • Town Outlaws Owning…

• 23-year-old Katie Taylor has swiftly become Ireland's real life million-dollar baby, and possibly their best hope for the 2012 Olympics. Although women's boxing is a new sport, Taylor is already expected to win the gold. • » 11/03/09 5:30pm 11/03/09 5:30pm

Is Prenatal Care Another Victim Of The Recession?

The British government apparently thinks so, as it's offering expectant mothers due on or after April 6, 2009 a £190 grant for seeing a doctor or midwife. [Telegraph] » 4/01/09 3:40pm 4/01/09 3:40pm