Pregnancy

Panda At National Zoo

National Zoo Can’t Say Yet If D.C. Panda Is Pregnant

Veterinarians at the National Zoo say an ultrasound examination on the female giant panda Mei Xiang can’t yet determine whether she is pregnant.

08/28/2012

Panda At National Zoo

National Zoo Again On Panda Pregnancy Watch

The National Zoo says it’s watching its female giant panda Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) closely for a possible pregnancy.

08/21/2012

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D.C. 20-Week Abortion Ban Falls Short In House

A bill that would ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy has failed to pass the House.

08/01/2012

fetus

Fetal Pain Bill Makes D.C. Abortion Battleground

The nation’s capital once again served as a battleground in the national debate over abortion Thursday as a Congressional subcommittee aired a bill that would ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

05/18/2012

Panda At National Zoo

National Zoo Attempts To Impregnate Giant Panda

An expert from China and scientists at the National Zoo are attempting to artificially inseminate the zoo’s female giant panda Mei Xiang.

04/30/2012

pregancy center sign

Appeals Court In Va. Hears Md. Free Speech Claims Over Signs At Pregnancy Centers

A federal appeals court heard arguments Friday on whether it’s unconstitutional for two Maryland communities to require anti-abortion pregnancy counseling centers to post signs stating that they do not provide medical services.

03/23/2012

ABORTION

Md. Senate Panel Considers Abortion Reporting Bill

Proponents of a bill to require hospitals and abortion providers to report the number of pregnancies they terminate say the measure would improve women’s health care.

03/21/2012

pregnant woman

New Study Reveals More Problems With Drinking During Pregnancy

A new study released this week reveals the hidden dangers of women who drink alcohol while pregnant.

01/22/2012

Panda At National Zoo

Panda Pregnancy Watch Underway At National Zoo

Teams of panda fans are keeping a 24-hour-a-day watch on the National Zoo’s giant panda, Mei Xiang to see if she might give birth.

06/23/2011

Credit: AP

Md. County Can’t Enforce Full Pregnancy Clinic Law

A federal judge has ruled that a portion of a Maryland county law targeting pro-life pregnancy clinics with signage requirements cannot be enforced.

03/16/2011

ABORTION

NYC OKs Bill Mandating Pregnancy Center Disclosure

The New York City Council has passed a bill that would force pregnancy counseling centers to disclose whether they provide abortions, emergency contraception and prenatal care.

03/02/2011

ABORTION

Md. Abortion Disclaimer Ruling Will Be Appealed

Supporters of a Baltimore ordinance that requires pregnancy counseling centers to post a disclaimer if they don’t provide abortions or birth control say they will appeal a court ruling that the law is unconstitutional.

01/29/2011

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