Posts tagged "fetus"

Girl Born Pregnant With Twin Fetuses

Being born pregnant is so rare it has only been documented 200 times, but it does happen. Now researchers are reporting this week in the Hong Kong Medical Journal on…

Newser | February 9, 2015 - 6:15 pm

Texas Congressman Says We Should Ban Abortion Because Fetuses Masturbate

Frisky staffers are not the only ones finding pleasure with their hands between their legs. According to former OB/GYN and now Texas Congressman Micheal Burgess (a Republican, natch), male fetuses…

Daley Quinn | June 18, 2013 - 4:30 pm

A 3D Replica Of Your Fetus Is A Thing You Can Get

No, that’s not the world’s creepiest ice cube — it’s “Shape Of An Angel,” a 3D ultrasound. An MRI scans your fetus and a tiny replica is printed out in…

Jessica Wakeman | August 2, 2012 - 10:20 am

The Soapbox: In America, We Treat Our Moms Like Second-Class Citizens

Are you a mother? Do you know someone who is? You probably do, and that’s why you should be very concerned about Alabama’s chemical endangerment clause, which aims to protect…

Julie Gerstein | May 1, 2012 - 11:00 am

“Breaking Dawn”‘s Abortion Undertones

“Absolutely, and as a pro-choice feminist, that was certainly my concern going in. No matter what, I would not have done this movie if it violated my own beliefs —…

Jessica Wakeman | November 22, 2011 - 9:20 am

Fetuses “Testify” On Ohio Abortion Bill

Two fetuses — er, “unborn children,” as anti-abortion folks call them — testified in Ohio today regarding a bill that would criminalize abortion after a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

Jessica Wakeman | March 2, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Ohio Lawmaker Suggests No Abortion If You Can Hear A Heartbeat

Lynn Wachtmann, a Republican state representative from Ohio, will introduce a “Heartbeat Bill” on Wednesday that will criminalize abortion after the first detectable fetal heartbeat. [KFOR]
The CEO of…

Jessica Wakeman | February 8, 2011 - 7:20 pm

Barbara Bush Didn’t Show Dubya A Fetus In A Jar — The Maid Did, Silly

Fresh off of telling Sarah Palin to stay up in Alaska, former First Lady Barbara Bush set the record straight with Larry King about her son’s bizarro “fetus in…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Online Abortion Vote Is Likely An Anti-Choice Publicity Stunt

Pete and Alisha Arnold made national headlines when, via their site,, the couple asked the public to vote on whether they should have a baby or an abortion. But…

Jessica Wakeman | November 19, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Fetus Cupcakes Remind Your Guests How Tasty Babies Can Be

Some of the baby shower guests picked up their fetus cupcake decorated with an ultrasound scan and thought, How cute! At 30 weeks you can see his little nose and

Jessica Wakeman | October 5, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Anti-Abortion Group Compares Fetuses To Slaves

Personhood Colorado, an anti-abortion group that tries to get fetuses designated as “people” so that abortion is legally considered murder, has a controversial new campaign comparing fetuses to slaves.

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Who Wants A Fetus Cocktail?

Juuuust kidding. This is actually an Italian public service announcement to discourage women from drinking when there’s a bun in the oven and reads, simply, “When Mama drinks, baby drinks.”…

Jessica Wakeman | May 27, 2010 - 11:10 am

Today’s Lady News: Virginia School Tries To Figure Out Who Gave “Fetus Dolls” To Kids

Wow, this will be one interesting faculty meeting: an employee at Oakwood Elementary School in Virginia was placed on administrative leave last Thursday after it was discovered that 4-inch-tall plastic…

Jessica Wakeman | May 24, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Attack Of The Killer Pregnant Women!

On Tuesday, the Missouri House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow a pregnant woman to use deadly force if someone threatens the life of her or the fetus

Jessica Wakeman | April 15, 2010 - 11:10 am

Hold Your Baby In Your Hand Before It’s Born

Pregnant women no longer have to wait nine months to carry their baby in their arms. Jorge Lopes invented a way to converts data from ultrasound machines and MRI scans…

Annika Harris | June 29, 2009 - 6:10 pm

South Dakota Sustains Guilt-Tripping Abortion Law

In a recent court decision, South Dakota will enforce a law that forces doctors into guilt-tripping their patients before performing an abortion. As if making the decision isn’t hard enough,…

Simcha | July 11, 2008 - 5:30 pm