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6 pregnancy facts that will make you think twice about recent abortion bills
Correcting some misconceptions about, well, conception.
Traveling midwives fill crucial health care gaps in rural US states
In far West Texas, some residents have to trek hours to find maternal care, endangering themselves and their babies. Dawn Cockrell is their only other option.
A brief history of menstruating in space
Before women started flying in space, NASA was a little worried they might die having their periods.
Why barrier contraceptives (like diaphragms) are so unpopular
They put a burden on women in books—and on people in real life.
Everything you need to know about male hormonal birth control
There are several promising options in the works.
Unhealthy sperm can play a role in lost pregnancies
Bringing a pregnancy to term requires a healthy sperm and egg.
HPV tests can replace most Pap smears, according to new recommendations
If you are in possession of a cervix, here's what you should do.
We’re really bad at making babies
Anatomical compromises from millions of years ago have made birth hard for humans.
Inside the controversial new surgery to transplant human wombs
Pioneering surgeons have made it possible to transplant a human uterus that can bear children, offering hope to millions of women who never thought they could give birth.
How to relocate a uterus
A womb will nurture a baby regardless of the body that hosts it.