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Dr. Lisa Hofler runs a University of New Mexico clinic that stocks mifepristone but doesn't routinely provide prenatal care. She and her colleagues can schedule same-day appointments for women diagnosed with miscarriages elsewhere. Adria Malcolm for NPR hide caption

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Becky Shaw's first pregnancy ended in a miscarriage in 2014. The following year, she and her husband, Ben, had Parker, their "rainbow baby," as babies born after pregnancy loss are often called. Ruby Eliason Photography hide caption

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Walgreens has released a statement defending its pharmacist's right to decline to fill a prescription on ethical or religious grounds. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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While many women experience miscarriage, few talk about it openly. But researchers have found there is discussion and a lot of sharing happening on social media. Their hope is that greater public discourse will help reduce stigma and the sense of isolation that some women feel. Sara Wong for NPR hide caption

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Ariel Levy first wrote about the miscarriage she suffered in Mongolia in the Nov. 17, 2013 issue of The New Yorker. David Klagsbrun/Random House hide caption

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'I Was Somebody's Mother': Reflections On The Guilt And Grief Of Miscarriage

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A Jizo figure at the Great Vow Zen Monastery in Clatskanie, Ore. Deena Prichep for NPR hide caption

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Adopting A Buddhist Ritual To Mourn Miscarriage, Abortion

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Christina Quintanilla looks out at the lake near her hometown of San Miguel in eastern El Salvador. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Why A Teenage Mom Was Jailed In El Salvador After A Stillbirth

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