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Lawsuit Filed By Pregnant Professor Against Christian University

OPB | Aug. 12, 2015

A former assistant professor at Northwest Christian University says she was fired after she told her supervisor she was pregnant out of wedlock.

Study Shows Overweight Pregnant Women Can Safely Lose Weight

OPB | Sept. 04, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the lead researcher of a Kaiser Permanente study that encouraged women who were obese to maintain their weight during their entire pregnancy.

Some Doulas Offer Support During Abortions Or Miscarriages

OPB | Aug. 06, 2014

WEDNESDAY: In addition to providing non-medical support to new moms, some doulas also assist women who miscarry or choose to terminate a pregnancy.

Fetal Genetic Testing Breakthrough

OPB | June 18, 2012

University of Washington researchers recently determined the first genome of a fetus. We'll discuss how they did it and what's in store for the future.

Wrongful Birth

OPB | March 15, 2012

Parents of a child with Down syndrome won $2.9 million in a "wrongful birth" lawsuit last week.

Teen Access to Birth Control

OPB | Oct. 24, 2011

Canby School Board just voted against providing access to birth control prescriptions at Canby High. Now we want to know: what role should schools have in providing birth control options or promoting reproductive health?

Your Placenta

OPB | Oct. 03, 2011

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?

Rebroadcast: Ethics of Egg Donation

OPB | May 30, 2011

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

Pregnancy Pounds

OPB | Oct. 22, 2009

How much is too much weight to gain if you're pregnant? A new study aims to keep obese women from gaining any weight at all.

School I.D.

OPB | June 22, 2009

What does "multi-ethnic" mean to Oregon students who describe themselves that way?

As We Are: Abortion Stories

OPB | Sept. 17, 2008

What's behind the decision to terminate a pregnancy?

As We Are: Teen Parents

OPB | Aug. 21, 2008

What is daily life like for teens as they become parents?