Tag: Pregnancy and Childbirth

Deaths Among Pregnant Women and New Mothers Rose Sharply During Pandemic

The fatalities, occurring disproportionately among Native American and Black women, were linked not just to medical complications but also to homicides and accidents.

The F.D.A. Now Says It Plainly: Morning-After Pills Are Not Abortion Pills

Labels of Plan B One-Step had previously said, without scientific evidence, that the pill might block fertilized eggs from implanting in the womb.

Biden Administration to Offer Plan to Get Addiction-Fighting Medicine to Pregnant Women

Pregnant women are more likely to die of a drug overdose than the average woman of childbearing age, but less likely to be accepted for medication-based treatment.