Healthcare providers need to be held responsible for their actions and must treat women in labour as autonomous individuals.
On the one hand, we congratulate ourselves on the rising numbers of women in science and, on the other, choose to remain neutral in the face of orthodox patriarchy.
Devoid of the context of pregnancies in India, one wonders if the guidelines are a tool to further control women by invoking, through a lens of patriarchy, principles from traditional medical systems.
C-sections were developed to deal with life threatening medical conditions during delivery, but is being practiced irrationally for profit and convenience.
As long as healthcare is treated as a commodity, medical practitioners will keep catering to society’s paternalistic demands for sex selective abortions.
The show uses the form of a highly charged soap, complete with dramatic music and cliff-hangers, to impart lessons on spacing between pregnancies, contraceptives, puberty, and domestic violence.
Why aren’t doctors talking about ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, which can be potentially fatal to women undergoing IVF?
A pregnancy complication that causes the mother’s blood pressure to rise – often fatally – is more common in women of African descent than any other.
Traditionally, expectant mothers have been excluded from clinical trials, but could this practice be doing more harm than good? Emily Anthes investigates.
The ones left holding the babies among seahorses, pipefishes, and seadragons are the males. The masculine gender of this group of fish is the only one in animal kingdom to get pregnant.