COVID relief extends Medicaid's pregnancy health insurance benefit to a full year

Mar 19, 2021
In the U.S., Black and Indigenous women are two to three times as likely to die from pregnancy-related causes in the first year as white women.
The American Rescue Plan allows states to extend pregnancy-based Medicaid to a full year of coverage.
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How femtech uses data to help women and advertisers

Mar 20, 2019
In our economy, the devices we use are constantly asking us to share — or sometimes just taking — our data. And when it comes to that data, not much of it is more personal and private than our health. Yet personal health devices and apps are a growing industry, a subset of which is targeted […]
The FDA is working with companies like Fitbit to streamline the approval process for health and medical software.
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New novel imagines tech industry "solving" childbirth

Jun 4, 2018
Are there some things that just shouldn't be made easier?
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40 years after the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, pregnant employees still face workplace discrimination

Feb 28, 2018
"You know, you inform your boss of a pregnancy on Monday and you're fired on Tuesday. That still happens."
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Program focuses on boys to help prevent teen pregnancy

Jan 18, 2016
Teens wait longer to have sex if their parents talk to them about it.

Supreme Court hears pregnancy case

Dec 3, 2014
If the former UPS worker wins, employers could face an avalanche of pregnancy-discrimination lawsuits.

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Hiding pregnancy from the marketing machine

Apr 29, 2014
Is it possible to take your pregnancy off the grid?

Making in vitro births safer and less costly

Mar 31, 2014
A new statement says IVF practice can cause problems

Financial planning for baby

Aug 24, 2012
There's a lot to decide before you have a baby. Certified financial planner Louis Barajas answers expecting parents' questions about how to be prepared financially for your baby.