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California Bill Would Expand Who Can Perform Abortions

Women could go to a medical professional other than a doctor to end some pregnancies under a bill advancing through the state Legislature.

05/28/2013

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Considers Buffer Zones Near Reproductive Health Clinics

A proposal to create a 25-foot buffer zone around entrances to reproductive health clinics in San Francisco was passed onto the full Board of Supervisors after a committee hearing at City Hall Thursday.

04/18/2013

Celeste Greig

GOP Activist Says Pregnancies Rare In Rape Cases Due To Trauma

The president of the California Republican Assembly says pregnancies by rape are rare because a woman’s body is traumatized by the violence.

03/02/2013

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

New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer (Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc.)

New Yahoo CEO’s Pregnancy Reignites A Perennial Debate

“Another piece of good news today,” tweeted the expectant mom, announcing to her online followers that she and her husband were awaiting a baby boy.

07/17/2012

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Best Childbirth Classes In South Bay

South Bay’s expectant parents never need to worry about discovering the right doula or figuring out how to breastfeed along. Whether this is your third set of C-section twins or you’re first-timing it au naturale, this area has a little something for every growing family. South Bay’s best child birth classes cover pregnancy and parenthood from fuzzy head to tiny toes so well they’ll put even the most nervous new mom at ease.

05/25/2012

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Autism May Be Linked to Obesity During Pregnancy

Obesity during pregnancy might increase chances for having a child with autism, according to new study out of University of California, Davis.

04/09/2012

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Bay Area Fertility Doctor Among State’s Most Successful

In vitro fertilization can be priceless for those who want a child. But more than half the time, it isn’t successful. Despite long odds, a Bay Area doctor is having amazing results.

02/29/2012

New Life Shoes are designed to ease the pain of swelling for pregnant women. (CBS)

HealthWatch: Shoes Designed To Ease Foot Pain For Expecting Moms

Many women complain of swollen and achy feet late in pregnancy, but now there is a line of footwear designed to address the needs of those mothers-to-be.

02/09/2012

Tunisian Woman

KCBS Cover Story – The Sahara Ceiling: Women Of The Last World

In this KCBS special report, reporter Doug Sovern travels to West Africa to look at the status and treatment of women, as the continent is still reeling from civil war and famine.

12/27/2011

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