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The panic over gender-neutral reproductive health language has another eye-rolling favorite phrase

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COLUMN

The Texas senator refuses to acknowledge that pregnancy can be dangerous or that medication abortion can save lives

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Pregnant women feel empowered to ask for things they’d never dared — but they’re also told what to do more than ever

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LIFE IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

The latest in our series about how this pandemic affects our lives, our loved ones, our work, and our way of life

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Life in the Time of Coronavirus

The latest in our series about how this pandemic affects our lives, our loved ones, our work, and our way of life

Photo illustration. Images: Catherine Delahaye/Getty Images, 4x-image/Getty Images


Illustration: Tatjana Prenzel

Thirteen weeks into my twin pregnancy, I had to make the devastating decision to terminate one baby while remaining pregnant with the other


Freakonomics Radio

Humans have been having kids forever, so why are modern parents so bewildered? Economist Emily Oster marshals the evidence on the most contentious topics — like breastfeeding, sleep training, and what to avoid eating when pregnant — and tells her fellow parents to calm the heck down.

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Column

Abortion opponents want Americans to believe life-threatening pregnancies don’t exist. My experience proves otherwise.

Sonogram showing an ectopic pregnancy. Photo: BSIP/Getty Images


Power Trip

They’re web savvy, well funded, and fighting to win the abortion wars

Illustration: Celia Jacobs


Trust Issues

Learning to trust myself as a parent has been one thing, but I don’t trust the world with my son

Illustration by Thoka Maer

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