5 December 2013Comment: Forced C-sections and stolen babies
The Alessandra Pacchieri case looks like the 'stuff of nightmares', but the problems it highlights are real. By Jennie Bristow.
12 September 2013UK: Women diagnosed with fetal anomaly ‘denied surgical abortions’
Women who terminate their pregnancies after a diagnosis of fetal anomaly should not be forced to go through labour, the ARC/BPAS conference on 9 September heard.
5 December 2013Northern Ireland: Justice Minister to consult on abortion laws
David Ford has said he is going to consult on changing abortion laws to allow women carrying babies with fatal fetal abnormalities to have a termination.
5 December 2013Comment: UK abortion laws - relic of the past or a big, flabby, unsatisfactory compromise?
A column by Jemima Thackray in the Daily Telegraph poses some very sensible questions.
4 December 2013Australia: Male pill ‘a step closer’
New research has been reported that might aid the development of a male contraceptive pill.
29 November 2013Change in advice on EC effectiveness in older women
The European manufacturer of an emergency contraceptive pill identical to Plan B, also known as the morning-after pill, will warn women that the drug is completely ineffective for women who weigh more than 176 pounds and begins to lose effectiveness in women who weigh more than 165 pounds, Mother Jones reports.
20 November 2013Australia: Precarious employment and later motherhood
The longer a woman stays in casual work the less likely she is to have given birth by 35, a University of Adelaide study shows.
18 November 2013UK: Courts affirm role of clinical judgement in multiple embryo transfer
The UK's High Court has ruled that the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority's actions towards two clinics over a licence condition to impose a maximum multiple birth rate were unlawful.
13 November 2013Ireland: Abortion ban challenged at UN
An Irishwoman whose fetus bore a fatal heart defect has filed a United Nations petition against Ireland because it outlaws abortions in such circumstances.
12 November 2013Breastfeeding bribes
A new scheme that gives new mums money to breastfeed is an assault on choice. By Jennie Bristow, editor, Reproductive Review.
12 November 2013UK: Debate on use of graphic abortion imagery
Video footage of a debate between Ann Furedi, CEO of BPAS, and Gregg Cunningham, Executive Director of the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR), an American anti-abortion group.