Scientists develop blood test for miscarriage
The study, which has had 1,700 women participants so far, is looking to detect the cause behind a lost pregnancy as early as five weeks gestation.
Taiwan expands adoption rights for same-sex couples
Another step towards equality for the LGBTQ community in Taiwan : four years after the legalization of same-sex mariage, the Taiwanese parliament has amended a law now allowing couples to adopt regardless of their sexual orientation.
Abortion pill argued in front of U.S. court
The fate of Mifepristone, an abortion pill now in the spotlight as anti-abortion activists seek to ban the medication, was argued before a federal appeals court in New Orleans. The Biden administration is seeking to defend Mifepristone i...
U.S. courts take on abortion pill cases
In other headlines across the country, three federal appeals court judges will hear arguments on whether a widely used abortion drug should remain available and a North Carolina abortion bill becomes law.
Vatican concerns over declining birth rates
Italy has one of the lowest birth rates in the EU and the country is ageing at a much faster rate than other European countries.
Chinese activist fights to end single-mother stigma
Teresa Xu did not anticipate that five years after she was denied egg-freezing treatment at a Beijing hospital for being unmarried, her subsequent lawsuit would be at the center of a nationwide debate over reproductive rights in China am...
FDA panel recommends over-the-counter birth control
A Food and Drug Administration panel recommends a decades-old birth control pill be sold without a prescription. Julie Rovner, the chief Washington correspondent for KFF Health News, joined Good Day to talk about the recommendation and w...
Henry Ford student graduates while in labor
A Henry Ford College graduate who went into labor the day of her graduation didn't let that stop her from walking across the stage to get her degree.
When should adult kids pay their way?
Cell phone bills, credit card debt, car insurance and student loans. Young adults are finding themselves in a financial bind paying off debt with wages that don't keep up with inflation. And many parents are sacrificing their own finance...
India overtakes China as most populous nation
The UN says India is now the world's most populous nation. It's a culmination of decades of the country outpacing China in population growth. Menaka Doshi reports on Bloomberg Television.
Sanctuary states push back in national abortion fight
As many states around the country move to restrict access to abortion services, others like Colorado are pushing back. The governor, a Democrat, just signed three new laws he says will ensure Colorado remains a safe haven for people seek...
Supreme Court extends abortion protections until Friday
The U.S. Supreme Court has extended its stay in a case involving the Food and Drug Administration's approval of the abortion drug mifepristone.The stay will now last at least two more days. It's due to expire at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Apr...
The battle to lower India's birth rates
Kishanganj district in India's Bihar state is one of the poorest regions in the country but is also home to one of its highest birth rates, with each woman having nearly five children on average. To try to curb the population growth, the...
Indian district struggles to control population
In the Indian district of Kishanganj, families have on average five children – the highest fertility rate of any district in India, soon to be the world's most populous nation.
Biden to appeal Texas abortion ruling
The U.S. government says it will appeal a ruling by a Texas federal judge that suspended the two-decade-old approval of the abortion pill mifepristone while a legal challenge proceeds.
Ukrainian children rescued from Russia
More than 30 children have been reunited with their families in Ukraine this weekend after an operation to rescue them from Russian-occupied Crimea, where they allegedly had been taken from areas occupied by Russian forces during the war...
Turkey miracle, baby reunited with mother
A baby in Turkey – who spent 128 hours trapped in the rubble of the country’s devastating earthquake in February – has been reunited with her mother who was previously declared dead, according to Turkey’s Ministry of Family and Social Se...
Japan's population problem as school closes
These 15-year-olds are the only students left at their school in the remote Japanese village of Ten-ei. They'll also be the last ever. Aoi Hoshi and Eita Sato are preparing to graduate. When they do, the 76-year-old Yumoto Junior High Sc...
Italy: Same-sex couples' parental rights at risk
Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni's right-wing government has been accused of trampling on same-sex couples' parental rights.
'Have more kids': South Korea's shrinking population
South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol is set to chair a meeting on his country’s shrinking population. The number of deaths has outpaced the number of births for a third straight year.
Japan pushes for bigger families
Japan's prime minister is preparing a plan he says is a last chance to keep society functioning as the number of births hits a new low. Fumio Kishida has started unveiling ideas to help encourage bigger families with more details expecte...
Abortion pill battle hits the Texas courts
Axios reporter Chelsea Cirruzzo joins In The Courts to explain what's happening with the abortion pill battle in Texas and how it could affect the rest of the country.
India Falls for Pre-Wedding Videos
Middle-class India has a new obsession: pre-wedding videos. The extravagantly designed and choreographed shoots can also cost more than the honeymoon itself.
Texas abortion pill lawsuit draws protestors
Medical groups and the FDA say the abortion drug mifepristone is safe, effective and any serious side effects are rare. But a lawsuit on behalf of several anti abortion groups and doctors argues people have been harmed by the drug. They ...
'Sharenting': Campaign to limit sharing child images
In France, you may have to think twice before sharing images or videos of your child online. The government wants to penalise the practice.
Husband compensates ex-wife for domestic labour
A husband has been ordered to pay a Є200,000 pay-out to his ex-wife for domestic labour after the marriage was governed by a separation of property regime.
Saving a generation of Ukraine families by freezing sperm
There are a growing number of soldiers in Ukraine who are freezing their sperm before heading off to the frontlines. It's part of a Government run initiative to prevent a generational loss of their young men to war.
Thousands of pregnant women in quake zone need aid
350,000 pregnant women are among those who have lost their homes and possessions in the Turkey-Syria earthquakes.
Soldiers in Kyiv freeze sperm before deployment
A fertility clinic in Kyiv is offering free fertility services to Ukraine's soldiers amid a future, potentially devastating demographic problem.