Tag: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Why the Medical Establishment Shied Away From Abortion

That individual physicians might wish to avoid turning themselves — and, potentially, their patients, co-workers and families — into targets of wrath and violence is understandable. Less understandable is the failure of the mainstream medical community, and an array of powerful institutions within it, to respond to the hostility and violence directed at clinics and […]

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The Truth About Pregnancy Over 40

Your child may be at risk for certain anomalies Once again, the older an egg, the more likely it is to have chromosomal issues, which can increase your child’s risk for certain birth defects. For women who get pregnant at 25, the risk for Down syndrome, the most common chromosomal condition, is about one in […]

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