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I was diagnosed with a severe fear of giving birth while I was pregnant. I'm not having any more kids.

Mom Jemma Smith triumphed over her pathological fear of childbirth, known as tokophobia, with profe…

Jane Ridley   


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I gave birth to my daughter in Japan. My husband and I loved living there, but she needed better healthcare, so I moved back to the US.

We moved to Japan for my husband's job, but when my daughter was born with spina bifida, I moved ba…

Katie Spence   


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A 21-year-old had a stroke at graduation as a rare side effect of birth control. She wants people of all ages to know the signs and risk factors.

When college athlete Marissa Fattore woke up feeling "off" on graduation day, she dismissed it as n…

Serafina Kenny   


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What to know about birth control and blood clot risk after 2 women taking the pill died in the same month

After the deaths of two women on birth control, doctors discovered that they both unknowingly had a…

Kim Schewitz   


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After my husband transitioned into my wife, I struggled to think of her as another mother to our kids

A woman always saw herself as the mother of her kids. But when her partner transitioned into a woma…

Jess deCourcy Hinds   


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You'll soon be able to get birth control without a prescription. Here's what you need to know.

Opill, the first oral contraceptive available for retail in the US, will be priced at $20 per month…

Allie Kelly   


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A deaf toddler can hear thanks to a world-first gene treatment that took just 16 minutes

After receiving treatment to correct a faulty gene, 18-month-old Opal Sandy can now hear.

Serafina Kenny   


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My parents gave me a name that I hated. At 38, I legally changed it as a birthday present to myself.

Lissy Dunning — whose birth name was Phyllis — changed the name her parents gave her be…

Jane Ridley   


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I got very superstitious after giving birth to my daughter, which could be postpartum OCD. Here's how I'm working through it.

My intrusive thoughts about my daughter's sleep regression might be postpartum OCD. I'm trying to s…

Jen Glantz   


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Here's how to protect your birth control from the extreme summer heat so it stays effective

This is how you can protect your birth control from the extreme summer heat to ensure it stays effe…

Kate Hull   


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3 things all women should know before starting Opill, the new OTC birth control, according to doctors

Opill, the new OTC birth control pill, will be available in stores soon. Doctors spoke to Insider a…

Kate Hull   


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My triplets died within hours of their birth. It changed how I parent my 3 living children.

His triplets were born at 6 months gestation and shortly after died. He says the experience changed…

Kelly Burch   


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You'll now be able to get birth control without a prescription — but it won't hit store shelves until 2024

The FDA approved the first birth control pill available without a prescription, expanding access to…

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Why America's hospitals are on life support

Inside the financial scheme that's crippling America's healthcare providers

Bethany McLean   


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I got pregnant with twins when I was already pregnant. I gave birth to superfetation triplets conceived one week apart.

Superfetation pregnancy is rare. In Deonna Fletcher's case, she got pregnant with twins while pregn…

Jane Ridley   


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Gypsy Rose Blanchard was a victim of Munchausen by proxy. Experts explain why moms are often behind the abuse.

Munchausen by proxy garnered widespread media attention late last year after the release of Gypsy R…

Rebecca Rommen   


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A doctor went viral for making fun of someone's birth plan. As someone who wrote one, I get why they matter.

People are still writing elaborate birth plans. The author shares how she wrote a birth plan 17 yea…

Avital Norman Nathman   


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Birth control was linked to breast cancer in a study. Experts explain how to decide if you should take it.

The study suggests that all types of hormonal contraceptives carry a small increased risk of breast…

Amber Middleton   


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I lost 160 pounds, dropped 7 dress sizes, and reversed my type 2 diabetes — all through diet and exercise alone

Lisa Dove reversed her type 2 diabetes and lost 160 lbs. with diet and exercise. Her weight loss jo…

Jane Ridley   


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A male birth control pill was 100% effective in a study on mice. Now researchers are preparing for human trials.

The pill, which works after an hour, could be more effective than condoms and the female contracept…

Amber Middleton