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Study: Women’s Deaths During, After Childbirth Skyrocketing In New York City

An alarming new report Monday showed a dramatic increase in the number of New York City mothers dying during and after delivering children.

04/08/2013

The Plan B pill, also known as the "morning after" pill, is displayed on a pharmacy shelf. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge Orders FDA To Remove Age Restrictions From ‘Morning After’ Pill

Young teenage girls may soon be able to get the so-called “morning after pill” without a doctor’s or a parent’s permission. A Brooklyn judge dealt the Obama administration a blow, saying age restrictions must go.

04/05/2013

4.3.13 Bumpin' Style

Stylish Maternity Looks: Designer Fashions For Moms-To-Be

Celebrity stylist George Brescia visited The Couch to show us some of the hottest looks in maternity wear.

04/03/2013

3.8.13 Shower of Love

How To Throw A Baby Shower & 2013’s Top Baby Must-Haves

The April issue of Fit Pregnancy, on newsstands on March 18, features their annual Buyer’s Guide for 2013 – with tips on how to throw a baby shower and all the top baby must-haves. Fit Pregnancy’s Tricia Perrotti joined us on The Couch to fill us in.

03/08/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credits: Mario Tama/Getty Images, Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

Dolan, Quinn Mark 40th Anniv. Of Roe V. Wade Decision On Abortion

It was 40 years ago today that the United States Supreme Court ruled in the case of Roe v. Wade, which made abortion legal in America.

01/22/2013

UPS Truck (file / credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ACLU Files Complaint After Company Gives L.I. Woman Unpaid Leave Due To Pregnancy

Julie Desantis-Mayer was told by her doctor not to lift packages over 25 pounds because it could harm the baby.

01/17/2013

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian attend the Angel Ball 2012 at Cirpiani Wall Street on October 22, 2012.
(credit: Steve Mack/Getty Images)

Kanye West, Kim Kardashian Expecting Their First Child

The rapper announced at a concert Sunday night that his girlfriend is pregnant.

12/31/2012

Prince William And Kate Middleton (credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Royal Addition Coming: Prince William And Kate Middleton Expecting A Baby

Middleton was admitted to a hospital in London today due to acute morning sickness.

12/03/2012

Pregnant Woman (file / credit: clipart.com)

Legislation Proposed To Help Pregnant Women Working In NYC

More and more women want to work through their pregnancies and a measure introduced before the New York City Council might well help them.

11/28/2012

Eric Gunderson of Love and Theft (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Love and Theft’s Eric Gunderson And Wife Announce Pregnancy

“I am so thrilled and know that my beautiful wife will be the most amazing mother,” says Eric.

11/14/2012

Mitt Romney (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Mitt Romney Lie-O-Rama Tour Continues

Romney might say he won’t restrict a woman’s right to choose, but his message is clearly coded for his rightwing base: you do not have to worry about the Supreme Court. Relax, I’m with you, but I’m running for president for Pete’s sake.

10/10/2012

Mark Sanchez (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Eva Longoria (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Eva Longoria Pregnant With Mark Sanchez’s Child? Actress’ Rep Says No Way

We’re only four games into the season, and already it’s been a rough year for Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez. He’s had to endure constant questions about his starting role — and now there’s this.

10/05/2012

Plan B (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Defends Giving NYC Students Plan B ‘Morning-After Pill’

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is defending a city-funded pilot program to give female students the “day after pill,” otherwise known as Plan B. It can halt pregnancy if taken up to 72 hours after unprotected sex.

09/24/2012

Pregnant Woman (file / credit: clipart.com)

Do Women Use Pregnancy As An Excuse To Let Their Bodies Go?

Celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson is coming under some heavy fire for some weighty comments, reports TV 10-55’s Ann Mercogliano.

08/30/2012

Claire Danes topped some "Best Dressed" lists at the Emmy Awards on August 29, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: Claire Danes Is Pregnant

Danes’ rep, Jodi Gottlieb, confirms the actress is expecting her first child with husband Hugh Dancy.

07/05/2012

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