Pregnancy

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From natural birth to caesarean: women must be given unbiased information | Kara Thompson
Fear-mongering with misleading statistics does not support the goal of empowering women to make decisions

Kara Thompson

13, Jun, 2022 @6:07 AM

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Millions of men support our abortion rights. We need to help them become stronger allies | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
We can find a way for men who are pro-choice to play a role without infringing a woman’s autonomy or speaking over her, says Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

13, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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As my son turns 16, I thank the universe his fraught birth is only a memory | Ranjana Srivastava
After a precarious start to life, we will mark this family milestone with happiness and gratitude

Ranjana Srivastava

10, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Migrant women charged up to £14,000 for NHS maternity services in England
Doctors of the World’s report finds bills, often charged incorrectly, affected mothers’ mental health and led some to avoid healthcare

Nicola Kelly

09, Jun, 2022 @1:19 PM

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Will anti-abortionists use ‘uterus surveillance’ against women in the US? | Arwa Mahdawi
If, as is expected, Roe v Wade is overturned by the US supreme court, 26 states are certain or likely to ban abortion – and data tracking could mean there’s nowhere for women to hide, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

07, Jun, 2022 @1:33 PM

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She was jailed for losing a pregnancy. Her nightmare could become more common
Chelsea Becker, prosecuted for murder after her stillbirth, spent 16 months in jail: ‘Why did the hospital call police?’

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

04, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Women in UK ‘seldom’ told drug used in surgery can impede contraception
Study at NHS trust finds no patients were informed of risk of unplanned pregnancy from sugammadex

Andrew Gregory Health editor

02, Jun, 2022 @10:01 PM

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Is nitrous oxide a climate risk? Yes, but doctors say effective pain relief in childbirth should be the priority
Experts have queried a report urging women against ‘laughing gas’ as pain relief during labour due to its environmental impact

Elias Visontay

31, May, 2022 @1:46 AM

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Woman stored baby’s remains in fridge after London hospital refused them
Laura Brody had to deliver son at home after miscarriage and was then told Lewisham A&E could not take remains

Caroline Davies

30, May, 2022 @10:29 AM

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Women’s fertility problems are not theirs to bear alone. Men are also delaying childbirth | Alexandra Collier
In my late 30s I kept crashing into a frustrating ceiling in my dating life – men who were ambivalent to the idea of having children

Alexandra Collier

29, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Racism in UK maternity care risks safety of Black, Asian and mixed ethnicity women – study
Participants in charity’s year-long inquiry describe being ignored and feeling patronised and dehumanised

Hannah Summers

22, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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UK fertility watchdog could recommend scrapping donor anonymity law
Exclusive: HFEA says rise of genetic testing websites may soon make it impossible to conceal identities

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

20, May, 2022 @12:46 PM

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