OPB |May 15, 2014 12:30 p.m.
THURSDAY: Families and state officials are eager to find the source of a cluster of rare birth defects in three Central and Eastern Washington counties.
OPB |May 01, 2014 12:30 p.m.
THURSDAY: Premature births represent about 12 percent of all births in the U.S. We'll hear about one couple's experience with their son who was born five weeks early.
OPB |April 23, 2014 12:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Cesarean sections make up about a third of all births in this country — the highest rate in decades. What was your C-section like?
OPB |April 16, 2014 12:25 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Where did you choose to birth your child, and why?
April 30, 2013 12:40 p.m.
Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it legal for hospitals to release a woman's placenta after birth.
July 09, 2012 9:15 a.m.
We take a look at the legal and emotional ramifications of having children through a surrogate mother.
March 15, 2012 9:06 a.m.
Parents of a child with Down syndrome won $2.9 million in a "wrongful birth" lawsuit last week.
Oct. 03, 2011 9:40 a.m.
Our show on the licensing of midwives introduced us to the idea of lotus-style births. That's when the baby remains attached to the placenta for sometimes days after birth. It made us wonder: what did you do with your placenta?
June 16, 2011 9:30 a.m.
Experts say that breast milk is best for babies. If a mother cannot provide breast milk, are there safe and comparable options?
May 30, 2011 9:06 a.m.
July 27, 2010 9 a.m.
Should a woman be able to use a midwife for the delivery of a baby if she has previously had a caesarian or if she is delivering a twin or breech baby?
June 03, 2010 9 a.m.
What are the medical and ethical issues that arise when women donate their eggs?
May 07, 2009 9 a.m.
Do tensions exist between midwives and doctors?
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