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How can women in rural Nigeria get the care they need? That's what Columbia University graduate students in public health asked residents of Kadawawa, Nigeria. Courtesy of Alastair Ager and Alissa Pires hide caption

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A free pregnancy test dispenser hangs next to a condom dispenser in the women's restroom at the Peanut Farm bar in Anchorage. Anne Hillman/KSKA hide caption

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Will Pregnancy Tests In Alaska Bars Dissuade Moms-To-Be From Drinking?

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In the technique known as intracytoplasmic sperm injection, a fertility specialist uses a tiny needle to inject sperm into an egg cell. Mauro Fermariello/Science Source hide caption

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There's a widely held assumption that a slight imbalance in male births has its start at the very moment of conception. But researchers say factors later in pregnancy are more likely to explain the phenomenon. CNRI/Science Source hide caption

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Why Are More Baby Boys Born Than Girls?

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A mother feeds her new baby at the Yida refugee camp in South Sudan, which has the highest maternal mortality rate in the world. About 1 in 7 women in South Sudan die from causes related to pregnancy. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption

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States Fund Pregnancy Centers That Discourage Abortion

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Mary Harris was relieved when Stella was born with a mop of thick black hair, as if she had been protected from the chemo somehow. Courtesy of Howard Harris hide caption

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Pregnant With Cancer: One Woman's Journey

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Ultrasound is often used for prenatal screening. It's just one of several prenatal screenings available to pregnant women. iStockphoto hide caption

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DNA Blood Test Gives Women A New Option For Prenatal Screening

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A woman enters the Ebola treatment center at the Island Hospital outside of Monrovia, Liberia, Oct. 6. She said she was bleeding heavily from a miscarriage and was turned away from other clinics in the city. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Dangerous Deliveries: Ebola Leaves Moms And Babies Without Care

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