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Pregnancy and coronavirus vaccines: Your questions answered

Less than one-third of pregnant people are fully vaccinated, and false information about the impact of coronavirus vaccination may be the reason the rate is so low

Indigenous and immigrant communities stand to be disproportionately affected by Texas’s abortion ban

For these groups, access to abortion has long been entangled in other structural and historical issues

A mom was charged with child neglect for using medical marijuana while pregnant. The Arizona case could set a precedent.

Because research is limited, many organizations recommend people do not use marijuana while pregnant

The ‘red zone’ is the most dangerous time of year for campus sexual assault. Here’s what you need to know.

Around 50 percent of sexual violence incidents on college campuses happen between August and November

Rape counselors in Texas could be sued under the abortion law. They’re preparing for the worst.

The Texas law empowers antiabortion vigilantes to sue anyone who makes a referral to an abortion clinic

People said the covid vaccine affected their periods. Now more than $1.6 million will go into researching it.

The National Institutes of Health awarded funding to researchers at five institutions to study possible links

Texans seeking abortions have options — but they’re very limited

The state now has the nation’s most restrictive abortion law

With most abortions illegal in Texas, crisis pregnancy centers see an opportunity

Crisis pregnancy centers are largely faith-based and explicitly antiabortion in their mission

Pregnant people are among the most vulnerable to natural disasters. Climate change is making it worse, experts say.

Hurricane Ida was especially anxiety-inducing for women who have experienced disasters while pregnant

The Texas abortion ban shocked many. It shouldn’t have, advocates say.

One abortion provider said that they’ve been preparing for months, but ‘it just felt like nobody cared’