Perhaps no single organization embodies the intense politics surrounding women’s reproductive rights in the US as profoundly as Planned Parenthood does. The iconic women’s health organization, which provides basic healthcare to low- and middle-income families, is no stranger to political targeting. 443 more words
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In 1978, Louise Brown became the first person to be born through in vitro fertilization (IVF). Millions of couples have since relied on this reproductive technology to bring children into the world, but at the time, IVF was regarded with fascination and even some hostility. 127 more words
Wall Street Journal — Obama, not noticeably shy about weighing in on controversial subjects, is steering clear of this one.
‘When the science is inconvenient, when the facts don’t match up with the ideology, they are cast aside.” 67 more words
Nine years ago, my husband and I were newlyweds, eager to start our family right away. We figured, why wait? So I started taking prenatal vitamins and folic acid. 694 more words