Preconception sex selection is an interesting topic that yields various opinions. Being able to determine the gender or biology of a child based on an erroneous preconceived notion changes the birth spectrum.
Six years after the Supreme Court’s Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion, I was covering the Indiana Senate.
Certified nurse midwife Danielle Kraessig meets with patient Yakini Branch on Jan. 23 at the PCC South Family Health Center in Berwyn, Ill. The clinic may receive a permit to operate the first birth center in Illinois as soon as Feb. 5. Midwives and other supporters of birth alternatives for…
CHICAGO | Rocking chairs, birthing tubs and changing tables haven't yet been ordered, but organizers in suburban Chicago are eager to start furnishing their birth center — which may become the first such facility in Illinois.
Soon, I will have the opportunity to enjoy a few days in Washington, D.C., with a group from my school. We will be joining with people all across America in the Right to Life March.
Concerning the topic of pregnancy by rape, it's extremely important for all of us to realize that there are two innocent victims in these horrific situations -- the mother and the baby.
INDIANAPOLIS | A message of moderate bipartisanship and a major campaign misstep by his opponent helped elect Democrat Joe Donnelly to the U.S. Senate.
Senate candidate Richard Murdock's answer to a senatorial debate question about abortion seems to not only be theologically wrong but also misses many of the more important points.
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Pregnant women who are even marginally overweight or with high blood sugar levels could face risks not only for themselves, but for their unborn babies.
It's never too early to get good advice from a physician when it comes to prenatal care.
Pregnant women infected with parasites from handling of cat feces, raw meat and even soil can expose their unborn children to birth defects and illnesses.
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Abortion, with its every aspect subject to regulatory scrutiny, is the perfect example of "biopolitics" -- how the government seeks to control the bodies and lives of the body politic. Biopolitics has been on full display this spring in the nation's heartland.
The battle over government funding for Planned Parenthood is generating lots of sound and fury to rally anti-abortion forces, but it comes at high risk for low-income Hoosiers.
We hate to break it to you, but your second pregnancy might not be all "been there, done that." The fact is, you may have to deal with some pregnancy symptoms you didn't get the first time around. And of course, you'll have to get baby No. 1 used to the idea of a new sibling and make room at…
Once upon a time, Kelsey Kruse was an average high school sophomore in Yorkville.
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