After New Abortion Laws, Some Patients Have Trouble Obtaining Miscarriage Treatment

Surgical procedures and medication for miscarriages are identical to those for abortion, and some patients report delayed or denied miscarriage care because doctors and pharmacists fear running afoul of abortion bans.

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Judge Dismisses Murder Charge Against California Mother After Stillbirth

The woman, Chelsea Becker, had consumed methamphetamine beforehand, the authorities said.

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New Zealand Approves Paid Leave After Miscarriage

The measure, believed to be among the first in the world, would apply to couples who lose a pregnancy at any point.

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Chrissy Teigen Shares Essay About Pregnancy Loss

In an intimate piece published on Medium, Chrissy Teigen discussed the circumstances surrounding her stillbirth and addressed her critics.

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Coronavirus May Increase Premature Births, Studies Suggest

New studies provide more evidence that pregnant women may get severe Covid-19 symptoms and have an increased risk of pregnancy loss.

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Murder Charges Over Stillbirth in California Set Off Heated Legal Battle

Can women be prosecuted for murder after a stillbirth? The case of Chelsea Becker in Kings County hinges on the courts’ interpretation of a small subsection in the state’s penal code.

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The Calm Voice Asking Thorny Questions in ‘Death, Sex & Money’

In her podcast, Anna Sale inspires her guests to share their darkest thoughts and deepest secrets. The intimate conversations feel more urgent than ever.

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Climate Change Tied to Pregnancy Risks, Affecting Black Mothers Most

Women exposed to high temperatures or air pollution are more likely to have premature, underweight or stillborn babies, a look at 32 million U.S. births found.

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