In a 7-2 ruling in a case involving the Little Sisters of the Poor, the court said employers with a “religious or moral objection” to contraceptives should not be forced to insure women for those services.
The findings support categorizing pregnant patients as a higher risk group, particularly with obesity and chronic diseases like asthma and high blood pressure.
There’s some evidence non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, like ibuprofen, can reduce menstrual flow. But they shouldn’t be seen as a long-term solution.
Today, it’s not longer “can we,” but rather, “should we” edit human embryos destined to be born?
The point of ovulation to make the body ready for pregnancy, but if a woman is not having any sex, what’s the point of investing energy into ovulation?
For some families, average out-of-pocket health care spending for maternity care jumped from $3,069 in 2008 to $4,569 in 2015.
Medicaid pregnancy coverage, expires 60 days after childbirth, leaving many women without health insurance at one of the most vulnerable times in their lives.
A fortunate few have minimal symptoms, but at least three-quarters of women will have some symptoms. One-third are moderately to severely affected.
Pregnant patients with a low risk of birth problems who are cared for by a midwife in a hospital will likely experienced fewer interventions and complications.
There are more than 400 fertility apps available, and over 100 million women worldwide are using them. But they require some caution in their use.
Often women who miscarry will experience feelings of guilt. But miscarriage is very rarely caused by anything the mother did.
On average perimenopause lasts for three to four years, usually starting in the mid to late 40s. But for some women it can start as early as the mid-30s.
Most mothers-to-be in the US – 65% – have not been vaccinated against the flu and whooping cough, putting their and their infants’ health at risk, CDC reports.