Many dancers have taken advantage of a byproduct of the pandemic — time away from performing — to try out a new role: motherhood.
We do know that researchers do not study menstruation enough.
Vanessa Kirby’s Oscar-nominated performance involves an extended sequence that these experts say gets some things right — and a few wrong.
Start-ups and tech companies are creating products to address women’s health care needs. It’s still a small segment of the market, but growing.
“It was like rolling the dice, except for someone you’ve never met.”
The law, set to take effect in May, requires any father whose paternity has been confirmed to pay half of a mother’s insurance premiums while she is pregnant, and any related medical costs.
Some on the right want the Supreme Court to go beyond ending Roe.
Amid the pandemic, I.V.F. rates are on the rise, and so are disputes about what to do with remaining frozen embryos when couples split up. For some, it has gotten messy.
Donald Trump gave us a Supreme Court that could overturn Roe v. Wade. But the fight against abortion may leave the current G.O.P. behind.
For 50 years, my state denied me the story of my birth. All adoptees deserve better.
Biologists have long held that a fetus needs a living uterus to develop. Maybe not anymore.
The expansion of Medicaid is an effort to address the highest maternal death rate among wealthy nations.
It is common for paid women athletes in Italy to be forced to leave after they get pregnant. Now one of them has ignited a debate that was a long time coming.
A wave of responses from women who have experienced depression and suicidal thoughts is shedding light on the stark differences between how pregnancy is perceived and lived.
Some mothers are seeking alternatives, worried about Covid-19 and racial inequities in health care.
The pandemic has worsened economic distress and other factors that lead to such unions. Studies show a clear link between marrying early and dying young.
Why we can’t stop talking about her … whole thing.
After eight years of stops and starts, a new ‘common sense’ bill will provide pregnant women with clear protections at work.
Taking their cue from Trump, they are going all out to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The public health system delivered, and then quietly recalled, 276,890 potentially flawed packets of birth control pills. At least 140 women believe they got pregnant because of the error.
He needed someone to cuddle him.
Parents still turn to old recipes and customs for postpartum recovery.
The explosion in a garage killed Christopher Pekny and injured his brother on Sunday, officials said. Another brother described what happened as “the freakiest of freak accidents.”
Affordable birth control has disappeared, pushing many women into unplanned pregnancies at a time when they can barely feed the children they already have.
Experts say the brand’s new intimate care line shames young people and might even pose potential health risks.
America needs more babies. Public policy alone cannot deliver them, but it can help.
One man, hundreds of children and a burning question: Why?
The change aligns the organization with the guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A new study suggests that protective antibodies can be transferred through the placenta, and the baby may receive more of them if a mother is infected with Covid earlier in her pregnancy.
The W.H.O. and the C.D.C. provide differing views, and experts partly blame a lack of data because expectant mothers have been excluded from clinical trials.
A contentious ruling in Poland, which spurred thousands of women and their allies to protest, came into legal force on Wednesday.
These days, content begins at conception.
Instead of lolling around in a lush pool of liquid, our baby was balled tight. Was there a connection to the eggs I had donated 10 years earlier?
In “American Baby,” Gabrielle Glaser unravels family secrets and considers the motivations that wove them into American life in the first place.
The state news media excoriated an actress accused of abandoning babies born in the United States. Others say China’s limits on reproductive techniques at home are outdated.
The guidelines, published on a government website, have drawn a backlash from people who called them symbolic of anachronistic views in a patriarchal country.
Covid-19 is forcing N.F.L. players and other pro athletes to make unusually hard decisions about work-life balance.
Many people want a pandemic baby, but some sperm banks are running low. So women are joining unregulated Facebook groups to find willing donors, no middleman required.
For her first lead in a film, the actress wanted a character as challenging as many of those she’s played onstage. She found it in Kornel Mundruczo’s “Pieces of a Woman.”
The government’s new nutritional recommendations arrive amid a pandemic that has taken a huge toll on American health.
Vaccinated health workers must navigate another new normal: households in which not all family members are immunized.
Health care workers are still fighting to keep their homes and communities safe.
In a bleak year, our listeners offer some brightness — from all over the world.
The home pregnancy test has long been lauded for giving women privacy and autonomy. But that’s not the case for everyone who takes it.
Midwives and doctors struggle to help women give birth safely during the grim days of the pandemic.
Women who had Covid while expecting experienced guilt, shame and unhealthy levels of stress.
Although no coronavirus vaccine has been studied in these women, many scientists believe the benefits will outweigh any potential risks.
There’s nothing wrong with collecting belly buttons, teeth and locks of hair. It’s just part of the process.
First of all, she wasn’t a kitten …
Erika Becerra, 33, was intubated almost immediately after she gave birth to her first son, Diego. Her brother said she never got to hold the boy.