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More than 90% of pregnant women take prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter) drugs, or use social drugs (such as tobacco and alcohol) or illicit drugs at some time during pregnancy.
A global report said on Tuesday that increased use of contraceptives has pushed global abortion rates down, but unsafe abortions kill 70,000 women every year, while seriously harming millions more.
The recession is impacting how many American women feel about giving birth during a troubled economy, according to a new survey.
A lack of financing for global birth control programs has ended in an overwhelming number of unwanted pregnancies and death due to complications from childbirth.
Between 2003 and 2007, the progress made in the 1990s and early 2000s in improving teen contraceptive use and reducing teen pregnancy and childbearing stalled.
With Teenage Births on the Rise For the First Time in Fifteen Years, New Series Documents the True Stories of Pregnant Teens The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy and the Kaiser Family Foundation Join Forces With MTV To Catalyzean Open Discussion About Teen Pregnancy NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, MTV brings one of the most controversial and thought-provoking topics to its viewers with the new series, "16 & Pregnant." With statistics showing that...
Palin Will Take Part in a Town Hall Meeting to Create Awareness for the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Candie's Foundation announced today that it has appointed Bristol Palin as its Teen Ambassador.
The national family planning program prevents nearly 2 million unintended pregnancies each year, therefore avoiding 860,000 unintended births, 810,000 abortions and 270,000 miscarriages, according to a new report from the Guttmacher Institute.
A study by researchers at the University of Southampton, published online by the BMJ, has found that very few women follow healthy eating and lifestyle recommendations before becoming pregnant, even when the pregnancy is in some sense planned.
An expert in health services at the University of Nottingham is calling for urgent action to improve contraceptive advice and services to reduce the growing number of repeat teenage pregnancies in the United Kingdom.
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