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Implanting an intrauterine device (IUD) in the womb immediately after an abortion, instead of waiting 2 to 6 weeks, poses few risks to the woman, according to a new study. Placing the IUD immediately increases the chancebut only slightlythat it will
In her thesis, Ingela Lindh reports on a long-term study of 1,749 women born in 1962, 1972 and 1982 who answered questions about matters such as contraception, pregnancies, height/weight and smoking habits every five years from the age of 19 to 44. "
If you're an average woman, you want two children, according to various surveys. That means you'll spend about five years of your life trying to become pregnant, being pregnant or recovering from pregnancy, and 30 years trying to avoid it. You can
About 40% of pregnancies across the USA were unwanted or mistimed, according to the first-ever state-by-state analysis of unintended pregnancies. According to the analysis released today, the highest rates were in the South, Southwest and in states
There's a way to save many of the world's 350,000 women who die in childbirth each year. But it's very controversial, for it's called family planning. Republicans in Congress have gone on the warpath this budget season against family planning
Sociologists have opined that married women in the country are still victims of unwanted pregnancies based on the findings of the Census report, 2011. ''Here married women are still victims of unwanted pregnancies which lead to their powerlessness
Two state lawmakers are calling on Gov. Deval Patrick to shut down a sexual education website funded in part by state grants. Rep. Marc Lombardo, a Billerica Republican, said the site inappropriately speaks to teenagers about sex and abortion.
When a Texas minister came to Chicago last month to launch a controversial anti- abortion billboard campaign, he highlighted a statistic that some people found shocking. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , black women
Commentary The war on truth and women April 17, 2011, 4:46PM Share Looking back, we should have known that April Fool's Day would prove to be a poor scheduling choice for the debate in the Texas House on the state budget. Take, for instance, the
Randy Hultgren and the Republicans have shown that they are incapable of proper governance and are not interested in deficit reduction. If they were, why would they choose to cut funding for Planned Parenthood when they could repeal the tax subsidies