Tag Archives: pregnancy

Would You Like to Have a Kid in the Next Year?

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One Key Question improves family planning and lives. In contrast with Europe and Canada, Pacific Northwest communities face an epidemic of surprise pregnancy. Northwest women say that almost half of their pregnancies are mistimed or unwanted. This causes hardship in … Continue reading

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Survival of Extremely Premature Infants Opens New Ethical Decisions

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Changes in what we can do always lead to new questions about what we should do—questions about what is prudent or loving or wise, about what serves human wellbeing or even that of the broader web of life. Recent medical … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with the FDA’s Plan B Compromise? Almost Everything.

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Once again women’s health and autonomy is being compromised for politics. The Obama administration had the mandate and information they needed to make a science-based decision that put women’s health as top priority, and once again they failed to do … Continue reading

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Birth Control and Weight Gain: Is there a relationship?

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Many women worry about birth control causing weight gain. Our ancestors struggled to get enough calories just to stay alive. But now, as we try to keep our weight in a healthy range, we look at all kinds of factors: … Continue reading

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