The advice comes as hospitals in hot spots around the U.S. see disturbing numbers of unvaccinated mothers-to-be seriously ill with the virus. The CDC recommendation echoes recent guidance from top obstetrician groups.
By Lindsey Tanner, Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Transgender men and nonbinary people who are pregnant or trying to conceive are more likely than not to face a reproductive health system that fails to provide them with quality care.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
Even as the U.S. economy turns a corner, several women told the PBS NewsHour that the pandemic exacerbated already-existing anxieties they had about raising children in America, and they’re not certain when they’ll feel equipped to support a family.
By Courtney Vinopal
The health care system often neglects women’s postpartum concerns, from physical pain to psychological anguish. Many women assume this is what you get when you have a baby. But experts say it doesn’t have to be this way.
By Laura Santhanam
By Rochanda Mitchell, The Conversation
Miscarriage occurs in 15% to 25% of diagnosed pregnancies, bringing heartache to millions of people, many of whom blame themselves. In most cases, however, miscarriage is due to random genetic errors.
By Associated Press
Biological fathers in Utah will be legally required to pay half of a woman’s out-of-pocket pregnancy costs under a new law unique to the state.
By Dr. Howard Markel
In the mid-19th century, doctors in elite teaching hospitals would unknowingly spread deadly bacteria to expectant mothers. Here's how Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. helped change that.
By Shefali Luthra, The 19th
Pregnant people in the pandemic are even more vulnerable to depression and anxiety. It's a problem the U.S. is already struggling to address.
By Amna Nawaz, Jaywon Choe, Rhana Natour
Across the U.S., expectant parents and those who have recently given birth are confronting an unanticipated layer of stress due to coronavirus. Health care providers have had to rethink how best to offer prenatal care at a time people are…
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