Latest Pregnancy loss News

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Aug. 29, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Congress didn’t exempt its...

$480K to inmate who miscarried after stop for coffee

Aug. 24, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Southern California's Orange County has agreed to pay $480,000 to an inmate who was pregnant but suffered a miscarriage after sheriff’s deputies stopped at a Starbucks while driving her to a hospital. Sandra Quinones, who is no longer in custody, alleged...

State constitutional challenge to Georgia abortion law filed

Jul. 26, 2022 15:40 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Abortion providers and advocacy groups filed a new lawsuit Tuesday challenging Georgia's abortion law based on privacy protections in the state Constitution. The law passed in 2019 effectively bans most abortions about six weeks into a pregnancy, before many women...

Kansas AG tries to tamp down fears about abortion measure

Jul. 25, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' attorney general is trying to get ahead of arguments that an anti-abortion measure up for a statewide vote next week would hinder medical care for patients with life-threatening pregnancies. Attorney General Derek Schmidt, a Republican running for...

Catholic hospitals' growth impacts reproductive health care

Jul. 24, 2022 09:11 AM EDT

PUTNAM, Conn. (AP) — Even as numerous Republican-governed states push for sweeping bans on abortion, there is a coinciding surge of concern in some Democratic-led states that options for reproductive health care are dwindling due to expansion of Catholic hospital networks. These...

Mother turns grief from miscarriage pain into picture book

Jul. 17, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — Loss comes in many forms, but to lose a child before getting to know him or her can be heartbreaking for any family. That was the case for Samantha Gassman, who had a miscarriage in November 2019. The loss was not something Gassman or her husband thought...

Abortion laws spark profound changes in other medical care

Jul. 16, 2022 09:46 AM EDT

A sexual assault survivor chooses sterilization so that if she is ever attacked again, she won't be forced to give birth to a rapist’s baby. An obstetrician delays inducing a miscarriage until a woman with severe pregnancy complications seems “sick enough.” A lupus patient must stop taking...