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Texas Supreme Court stands firm on limiting abortion access

The Texas Supreme Court on Monday overturned a lower court's decision to grant Kate Cox, who is carrying a fetus with a fatal condition, a “medical emergency” exception for an abortion. Doctors have told Cox that not having the procedure could risk her future fertility.
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Surprise pregnancies in Philippines surge amid coronavirus curbs

September 29, 2020 1:30 PM

MANILA (BLOOMBERG) - Unintended pregnancies in the Philippines could spike by almost half to 2.6 million if movement restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic remain until yearend, the United Nations Population Fund said.

Pregnancy among Filipino girls below 15 are rising, govt agency says

September 18, 2020 3:36 PM

MANILA (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The number of children below 15 years old in the Philippines who had gotten pregnant has doubled in 10 years, according to the Commission on Population and Development (PopCom).

Pregnant Indonesian loses baby after virus test delays care

August 23, 2020 5:00 AM

MATARAM CITY (WEST NUSA TENGGARA) • An Indonesian woman's baby died in her womb after Covid-19 test requirements delayed the labour care she needed, her family said.

Malaysian mum-to-be has her Milo cravings satisfied with a special delivery to her house

May 02, 2019 12:01 AM

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK): A pregnant mum-to-be whose in-laws chased down a Milo van to satisfy her cravings was able to gulp down five cups of the malty chocolate drink when one of the iconic vans made a special visit to her house.

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