Tagged: Births

Taking Your Placenta Home

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.

Wrongful Birth

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.

Your Placenta

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?

Breast Milk Banking

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?

Rebroadcast: Ethics of Egg Donation

May 30, 2011 9:06 a.m.

We're bringing back this discussion about egg donation in celebration of the episode's recent Gracie Award win.

Midwifery Controversy

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?

The Ethics of Egg Donation

June 03, 2010 9 a.m.

What are the medical and ethical issues that arise when women donate their eggs?

Battling Over Birth?

May 07, 2009 9 a.m.

Do tensions exist between midwives and doctors?

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