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Welcome to the New 3D Ultrasound Economy

While technological advancements have made ultrasounds even more useful to expectant mothers, they’ve also made recreational ultrasounds increasingly popular–a practice that may expose fetuses to increased risks. Meanwhile, some women are raising concerns about the prospect of getting too much information about their unborn children. Here’s what the medical community has to say about responsible…

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Why I’m Racing for An IUD After IVF

With an incoming administration that seems intent on limiting women’s reproductive choices and access to birth control, protecting myself against pregnancy has become a political choice as much as a personal one. An intrauterine device feels like a neat, long-term solution that also comes with a meaningful message: No one else gets to control what…

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What I Ate to Go into Labor

When I was 38 weeks pregnant, my obstetrician informed me if I didn’t go into spontaneous labor by my due date, she would schedule me for a repeat C-section. Having spent my entire pregnancy rallying my doctors, spouse, family and friends to support my goal of delivering vaginally, I was now facing D-day (C-day?) and…

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