Pregnancy & Parenting

第一次

如果你正在考慮性(陰道)性交與異性伴侶,和你有你覺得你需要的一切:重大,在你們的關係方面,以及在感情上,你可能想知道如何使這一切工作你的第一次。問題的大部分,我們得到被問及第一次性交是:會痛嗎?我會流血?我會恨呢?我很害怕,我該怎麼辦?為什麼不是我男朋友跟我說話,現在我們已經有性行為?為什麼我沒有性高潮?為什麼不覺得它像什麼?

关于怀孕:谬论与偏见

什麼類型的性愛提出了一個懷孕的風險?有沒有一種方法性交後殺死精子,防止懷孕?難道懷孕的症狀出現向右走? Scarleteen的抽出時間來揭穿一些圍繞在一個方便的地方懷孕和懷孕的風險最常見的誤解。

我从哪里来? 生殖常识简介

也许大家小时候已经问过爸爸妈妈“我从哪里来”这个问题,现在已不屑一提。不幸的是,没几个做父母的能对此解释清楚,所以大多数人无从了解生殖对于我们的性属性到底有什么影响.

When Whole Women’s Health Kicked Antichoice Butt

The ruling in the Supreme Court case Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt invalidated the basis that so many, if not all, standing abortion restrictions are founded on, including parental involvement laws.

Pregnancy Scared?

Worried you might be pregnant? Evaluate your risk, find out what steps you may need to take next, check in with your feelings and by all means, breathe. We're here to walk you through it.

Human Reproduction: A Seafarer's Guide

How a pregnancy happens is a lot more complicated and a whole lot more interesting than just a sperm cell and an egg cell running into each other. Here's our map to the way there...or not.

The Pregnancy Panic Companion

In the thick of a pregnancy scare? Freaking out? Not sure what to do? Welcome to your virtual pregnancy scare doula.

Dealing With Doctors: Taking Control of Your Health Care Destiny

Taking charge of our own healthcare can be a daunting task, especially if you don't know how to navigate healthcare systems or work with providers. We're demystifying some of that for you, providing a toolbox to help you make sound decisions and get the best care possible.

Do You Have Any Children? A Birthmother Speaks to the Personal & the Political

"Do you have any children…?" It’s such a typical question to ask someone, and for many it’s an easy yes or no answer. For me though, I consistently find myself hesitating to respond. Generally when speaking to strangers, casual acquaintances, and even new friends, I opt to answer “no.” On occasion, I brave the consequences and answer the truth: “Yes, I’m a birthmother.”

Birthmotherhood

When I gave birth, options were discussed with me regarding what to do about the baby. For me, there seemed no choice but adoption. I was now 17. The thought of raising a child was an impossibility. I wanted to finish high school. I wanted to go to college. I wanted to have fun. I wanted to hang out with my friends. I just wanted to continue to be a teenager.

Peeing on a Stick: All About Pregnancy Tests

Choosing a pregnancy test can be pretty overwhelming. This article is designed to give you a general overview of pregnancy tests. It will discuss what a pregnancy test does, the difference between a urine test and a blood test, how to choose a pregnancy test, when and how to use pregnancy tests, and finally what to do after a pregnancy test.

All About Abortion

If you're considering or planning an abortion, you need to know what your options are, what's involved before, during and afterwards, and how to consider or make this reproductive choice as best you can. We unload abortion for you so that you can inform yourself to be sure it's the right choice for you, and if you choose it, find out what you need to know to best take care of yourself throughout.

The Reality of New Mommyhood

I painted a picture of pure, perfect mommyhood to anyone who would (or had to) listen. He rides in the sling all day! I never get tired, I'm too happy! I grow all of his food in my backyard and I have a nice, hot dinner on the table for my partner when he gets home from his hard day at work! And we never, ever fight. I was born for this job! Yeah, right.

Hey, Boyfriend! Male Reproductive Choices

If you’re a guy, even though you're not the one who can become pregnant, you still get choices, and you still should participate in birth control use and responsibility just as much as a female partner. Have a look at how you can do your part.

I Want It NOW!

The majority of pregnancies that occur for adolescents are unplanned. But some pregnancies in the teen years -- around one in five -- are intended. Teen pregnancy and parenting are hard, so if you're thinking about trying to make it happen, here's some food for thought.

Abortion: One Woman's Story

When I was 16, due to a very irresponsible pairing of an impetuous one-night stand and a few days of partying, I woke up one morning to discover I had mononucleosis and walking pneumonia. As if that wasn't enough, my period was late.