Caring for a mother who suffers from dementia was really hard. I wish I could do it again

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Nicole Veum had been sober for nine years when she and her husband, Ben, decided to have a baby. Motherhood was something she wanted to feel. If she needed an epidural during labor, Veum told her doctor, she didn’t want any fentanyl in it. She didn’t want to feel high

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Nearly three years after a Zika outbreak in Brazil caused thousands of cases of microcephaly and other devastating birth defects in newborns, Reuters returned to check on the mothers and their children

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Most moms take medications during pregnancy. There’s practically no research on their safety – with comments from our Ruth Faden

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Vulnerable groups, such as children, prisoners and people with limited mental capacity, are usually excluded from drug trials. And, until quite recently, it was considered unethical to test drugs on pregnant women, too… But the tide is turning

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Redesigning Maternal Care

April 24, 2018

Sweeping changes in medical practice could improve the dismal U.S. rate of maternal deaths and near-deaths, an influential doctors’ group says

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When images emerged last year of fetal lambs growing inside “Biobags” — giant, translucent, polyethylene sacks filled with synthetic amniotic fluid — Anna Smajdor’s visceral and immediate reaction was horror

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Texas woman shares what it’s like to give birth with a transplanted uterusDa

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