Washington state has second lowest infant mortality rate, 3.88/1000 live births; Massachusetts, at 3.66/1000, lowest – National rate 5.9.
“We will not allow any woman in Washington to be denied full and accurate information about her medical care,” said Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.
A dozen states enacted near-complete bans on abortion, which abortion rights advocates say have resulted in fear and confusion about whether it is still legal.
A recent study found menstrual cups were a safe and effective alternative to manage periods.
Headlines over the past week have given false hope to the roughly 8-10% of women of reproductive age with endometriosis. We don’t know what causes endometriosis.
A new study found that pregnant women exposed to higher levels of air pollutants had children with lower IQs, compared to the children of women exposed to lower levels.
For some types of pollution, chances for admission increased as much as 147%, compared to infants whose mothers did not encounter high levels of air pollution i the week before delivery.
For Liz White, learning that her fertility doctor had substituted his own sperm for what she thought was from an anonymous donor was a punch to her gut.
One in five young women report missing school due to period pain. Two in five said pain affected their concentration or performance in class.
AMA President Patrice Harris says the organization felt it had to take a stand because new laws forced doctors who perform abortions to lie to patients,
Approximately 25% of women in the U.S. will undergo an abortion before the age of 45.
Any infection in the mother during pregnancy may increase a child’s risk of autism and depression.
HHS Finalizes Rule Seeking To Expel Planned Parenthood From Family Planning Program By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News The Trump administration Friday finalized a regulation intended to push Planned Parenthood out of the Title X federal family planning program, keeping…
Talk with a Doc: Cannabis use while pregnant and breastfeeding Public Health Insider Now that retail cannabis is legal in Washington, there’s a lot of speculation about its potential benefits and harms. Whether it’s marijuana, edibles, CBD products, or any…
Elevated hormones from childbirth — plus sleep deprivation — can trigger confusion and paranoia.