Infertility Patients and Doctors Fear Abortion Bans Could Restrict I.V.F.

The new state bans don’t explicitly cover embryos created outside the womb, but legal experts say overturning Roe could make it easier to place controls on genetic testing, storage and disposal of them.

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I’m Terrified for My Patients Now That Roe Is Gone

A high-risk obstetrician explains what his patients will have to endure.

#abortion, #american-college-of-obstetricians-and-gynecologists, #dobbs-v-jackson-womens-health-organization-supreme-court-decision, #doctors, #ohio, #pregnancy-and-childbirth

Where the Risks of Pregnancy Meet Abortion Laws and Health Care

Even before the wave of abortion bans, medical treatment and advice for pregnancy has largely focused on fetal safety over the mother’s.

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In a Post-Roe World, We Can Treat Mothers and Children With Dignity

Especially in hard cases like ectopic pregnancy. we can offer more love and material support to mothers and children.

#abortion, #babies-and-infants, #pregnancy-and-childbirth

Abortion, Like Prohibition, Has a Clear Racial Dimension

How long before this unpopular repression also loses favor and falls into decline?

#abortion, #black-people, #discrimination, #dobbs-v-jackson-womens-health-organization-supreme-court-decision, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #prohibition-era-1920-1933, #race-and-ethnicity

Abortion Bans Will Affect Americans Rich and Poor

The notion that rich women will be fine, regardless of what the law says, is probably comforting to some. But it is simply not true.

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‘The Pro-Life Generation’: Young Women Fight Against Abortion Rights

Many American women mourned the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe, but for others it is a moment of triumph and a matter of human rights.

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The Anti-Abortion Movement Wants to Punish Women for Having Sex

In the America where I came of age, I was told my life was worth more than my ability to have babies. And my sexuality was nothing to be ashamed of.

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When Where You Work Determines if You Can Get an Abortion

After the Dobbs v. Jackson decision, many women are discovering that their employer can shape major decisions in their lives even more than it did a week ago.

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How Overturning Roe v Wade Will Impact Texas Families

Even some anti-abortion adherents say Texas is failing families left impoverished by its war against abortion.

#abortion, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #supreme-court-us

Deleting Your Period Tracker Won’t Protect You

Tweets telling women to do that went viral after Roe v. Wade was overturned, but experts say other digital data are more likely to reveal an illegal abortion.

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The Supreme Court Takes Us Back … Way Back

Think about what the world was really like before Roe.

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Payment Data Could Become Evidence of Abortion, Now Illegal in Some States

Financial companies collect a lot of payment data from customers. Prosecutors could subpoena those records for evidence of abortion, legal experts say.

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What is Ectopic Pregnancy and Will the Roe Decision Affect Treatment?

Some women and health care providers have concerns about how this rare but life-threatening pregnancy complication will be treated now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned.

#abortion, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #united-states

Women on Why They’re Stocking Up on the Morning-After Pill

Sales of the emergency contraceptive surged after the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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The Supreme Court’s Fighting Words

Dobbs and Bruen revealed the sweeping terribleness of the current court’s reasoning.

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The Final Days of Mississippi’s Last Abortion Clinic

The Jackson Women’s Health Organization was at the center of the case that overturned Roe v. Wade. Already, supporters are planning new ways to help women in one of the poorest spots in the nation get access to abortions.

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Crisis Pregnancy Centers Outnumber Abortion Clinics in NYC

Crisis pregnancy centers, which encourage women to give birth, prepare for a post-Roe world in a state that is considered a bastion of abortion rights.

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‘Shock and Dismay’ Over the Abortion Ruling

Readers decry the Supreme Court’s decision to force many women to unwillingly endure “the risks and consequences of pregnancy.”

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Black Maternal Mortality Is Still a Crisis

Linda Villarosa’s new book, ‘Under the Skin,’ shows just how urgent the problem is.

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How the Abortion and Gun Debates Look From Alabama

Republicans and Democrats both seem to forget they represent people like me too.

#alabama, #birth-control-and-family-planning, #gun-control, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #united-states-politics-and-government

With Roe Set to End, Many Women Worry About High-Risk Pregnancies

Most states likely to outlaw abortions allow for exceptions to save a mother’s life. But many women and doctors ask: Where will lawmakers draw the line?

#abortion, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision

Putting Babies Up for Adoption Isn’t an Alternative to Abortion

There are good reasons American women overwhelmingly choose having an abortion over giving up a child for adoption.

#abortion, #adoptions, #pregnancy-and-childbirth

Pregnancy Can Affect the Body Forever. Have Abortion Foes Reckoned With That?

Yes, if women are required to go through the ultimate stress test, their liberty is curtailed.

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Abortions Have Already Been Stopped in Some States, Before Roe Ruling

They aren’t waiting for the actual Supreme Court decision.

#abortion, #law-and-legislation, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #states-us, #telemedicine

Poland Shows the Risks for Women When Abortion Is Banned

Poland’s abortion ban has had many unintended consequences. One is that doctors are sometimes afraid to remove fetuses or administer cancer treatment to save women’s lives.

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Abortion Didn’t Feel Like an Option. Neither Did Motherhood.

At 19, Merritt Tierce found herself unexpectedly pregnant and facing what felt like an impossible choice.

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When Psychiatrists Decided Who Could Get an Abortion

It was once an “open secret” that this was the safest pathway.

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Covid Vaccine Misinformation Still Fuels Fears Surrounding Pregnancy, a New Study Finds.

Health experts, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, recommend that pregnant women get vaccinated against the coronavirus as soon as possible, to protect both maternal and fetal health.

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This Retreat Offers a (Pretty Expensive) Form of Postpartum Care

The newly opened Boram Postnatal Retreat offers new mothers able to pay up to $1,400 a night the support and pampering that too few receive.

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I’m a Prosecutor. But I Won’t Enforce an Inhumane Law.

No matter what the law says, I’ll never prosecute a woman for getting an abortion. My fellow prosecutors need to step up and make the same promise.

#abortion, #fairfax-county-va, #law-and-legislation, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #state-legislatures, #states-us, #supreme-court-us, #virginia, #womens-rights, #youngkin-glenn-a

A Debate Over What Roe Did — and What Losing It Would Mean

The socially conservative legal scholar Erika Bachiochi argues that abortion rights have stalled women’s progress toward equality.

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11 Families in Senegal Welcomed Newborns. A Fire Left Them Devastated.

Joy over the births turned to shock and grief after a blaze swept through a neonatal ward at a hospital in Senegal. “There’s nothing we can do but suffer,” said a man who lost his grandson.

#accidents-and-safety, #babies-and-infants, #fires-and-firefighters, #hospitals, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #sall-macky, #senegal

How Abortion Benefits Men

What men risk losing if Roe falls.

#abortion, #men-and-boys, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #women-and-girls

Abortion Questions for Justice Alito and His Supreme Court Allies

Isn’t having to carry an unwanted pregnancy to term the same as forced labor?

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The Mental Cost of Being Denied an Abortion

An examination of the most rigorous research to date.

#abortion, #anxiety-and-stress, #depression-mental, #mental-health-and-disorders, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #psychology-and-psychologists, #research, #women-and-girls

When a Pro-Life Doctor Performs an Abortion

If God does not want us to perform abortions, why did he put me in a situation where I would have to do one?

#abortion, #christians-and-christianity, #doctors, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #south-sudan

The Ethics of Abortion

The law professor Kate Greasley examines moral quandaries around life, personhood and bodily autonomy that underpin the abortion debate.

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The Foot Soldiers in India’s Battle to Improve Public Health

Over a million female health workers treat India’s most at-risk women and children, for little pay and sometimes at the cost of their own lives.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #india, #labor-and-jobs, #medicine-and-health, #politics-and-government, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #rajasthan-india, #rural-areas, #women-and-girls, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Why Breastfeeding Isn’t the Answer to the Formula Shortage

The current crisis has exacerbated an already emotionally charged health care issue in the U.S.

#babies-and-infants, #breastfeeding, #infant-formulas, #milk, #parenting, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #shortages

Personal Stories of the ‘Dark Ages’ Before Roe

Readers, including those who had abortions, an “unwanted fetus” and an obstetrician, recall how girls and women dealt with unplanned pregnancies pre-Roe.

#abortion, #babies-and-infants, #birth-control-and-family-planning, #parenting, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #women-and-girls

Overturning Roe Will Not Make America More Democratic

Far from it.

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Fact-Checking Samuel Alito’s Opinion Overturning Roe v. Wade

In the leaked draft, Justice Samuel Alito made assertions about fetal development, abortion procedures and international laws that were disputed or omitted context.

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I Lost My Baby. Then Antivaxxers Made My Pain Go Viral.

There’s a human toll to misinformation.

#babies-and-infants, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #grief-emotion, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #rumors-and-misinformation, #social-media, #vaccination-and-immunization

IUD Insertion: What to Know and Expect

Intrauterine devices are highly effective, but some women find insertion painful. Here’s how to prepare.

#birth-control-and-family-planning, #hormones, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #reproduction-biological, #united-states, #women-and-girls

Feeling Ambivalent About Motherhood Is Normal

After years of engaging with parenthood from a distance, it’s time for a psychiatrist specializing in women’s mental health to take her own advice.

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If Roe Is Struck Down, Where Does the Anti-Abortion Movement Go Next?

The Supreme Court draft opinion signals a new era for the 50-year effort to end the constitutional right to abortion. Next goals include a national ban and, in some cases, classifying abortion as homicide.

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Roe v. Wade and Birth Control: What to Know About Access and Options

From condoms to IUDs to tubal ligation, experts weigh in on how to assess and obtain birth control options.

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Before Roe v. Wade, Merle Hoffman Ran an Abortion Clinic in N.Y.C.

Merle Hoffman was on the front lines in the early 1970s, when women would travel to New York for abortions.

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On Abortion, Beware the Feminism of Justice Alito

Women apparently have advanced so far, they no longer need guaranteed access to abortion.

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