Rappler's latest stories on pregnancy
Asia is facing a second wave of COVID-19 infections and as cases spiral globally and half the planet on lockdown, women are having to give birth in unprecedented circumstances
There is no evidence yet that the coronavirus disease causes abnormalities to an unborn baby
The education department says 'that is like 3 teenage student pregnancies each day'
A child protection commission member of Indonesia draws controversy and online ridicule after her unscientific comments to a major media outlet last week
Despite the passage of the Reproductive Health Law in 2012, there are still around 150,000 adolescent-led families that lack support
What can be done about the alarming rates of adolescent pregnancies in the Philippines? We explore the topic with insights from Oxfam Pilipinas' Erika Geronimo.
Meanwhile, long-time resource person Carolyn Sobritchea from the UP Center for Women's and Gender Studies thinks there are still challenges at the educational and local government levels
Hearing my daughter’s first cry instantly transformed my world. Having gone through hell, I was inexplicably happy.
'We are surprised that they have a very low teenage pregnancy rate in Culion considering they are composed of islands which make it hard to monitor,' says Chi Vallido of the Forum for Family Planning and Development
Sex education isn’t only about what body part goes where. It is about teaching boundaries and protecting those boundaries by distinguishing between a good touch and a bad touch.
Rappler speaks with Population and Development Undersecretary Juan Antonio Perez III about teenage pregnancy, education and social protection of young parents, and reproductive health in the country
'Fornication is not pleasing to the Lord,' we tell them. Well, these kids will gladly go to hell to be with their Romeos and Juliets.
For the Philippines to bring down poverty incidence to just 14% by 2022, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says that the government should look into teenage pregnancy first
(UPDATED) Teenage pregnancy causes P33 billion in economic losses, and curbing it would lead to national development, says Commission on Population and Development Executive Director Juan Antonio Perez III
Referring to birth control as ‘family planning methods’ sends the signal that these are only for people who are married and want to start a family – not for sexually-active young people who aren’t ready to get pregnant
The couple's first #BabyBolz is on the way!
'I never thought this kind of happiness was even possible,' Dani says in an Instagram post
Andi gets candid in an Instagram post
'The Duke and Duchess look forward to sharing the exciting news with everyone once they have had an opportunity to celebrate privately as a new family,' the Buckingham Palace says in a statement
The study has also confirmed that the risk of stillbirth associated with sleeping on the back applies to all pregnant women in the last trimester of pregnancy
Understand that single parenthood is a choice. The choice to be a good parent or to be a selfish person is a choice you make on a daily basis.
Non-governmental organizations are instrumental. The Forum for Family Planning and Development, for example, has joined forces with Benguet and Ifugao provinces for the campaign.
Clutching her growing baby bump on a visit in northwestern England, the glamorous former US television actress also says she does not know if she is expecting a boy or a girl
Senator Leila de Lima says the policy of Pines City Colleges deprives women of their right to access education and 'proliferates the stigma against pregnancy'
Pregnancy is not a crime for you or me. Neither should it be a crime for students of Pines City Colleges.
Infant mortality rose 30% in 2016, with the deaths of 11,466 babies up to a year old, according to the latest Health Ministry figures
For its own sake, I suggest that Pines City College withdraw this discriminatory, judgmental and patronizing policy
This is her first baby with husband Sean Fariñas. Karel also has two children from a previous relationship.
The National Privacy Commission wants to confirm if Pines City Colleges is complying with the 'principles of transparency, legitimate purpose, and proportionality in accordance with law'
Pines City Colleges is under fire for making pregnancy tests a requirement for dentistry, pharmacy, and nursing students before they can enroll
Because the material has yet to be approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, the liquid-loving latex has yet to be tested during intercourse
This royal couple is on a 16-day tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and Tonga
PRESS RELEASE: Team TeenPUYOG empowered peer educators to engage T'boli youth on the prevention of teenage pregnancy
LJ and boyfriend Paolo Contis are expecting their first child together
'The DOH strongly promotes the use of implants for couples who wish to space their pregnancies,' says Health Secretary Francisco Duque III
Miriam says she and husband Ardy Roberto had been praying for a child for the past 4 years
Part 2: The methods used by backstreet abortionists in the Philippines are barbaric, as told by women who experienced it themselves
Rich and husband Benj Mudie are going to be parents soon
Failure to address the issue of teenage pregnancy would be a 'lose-lose situation for everybody,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros
She's 7 months pregnant with the baby of her boss. She wants to get married but he says he's not ready.
It is the first child for the 37-year-old and her 40-year-old partner Clarke Gayford, with the new arrival weighing in at 3.3 kilograms
Sitti and husband Joey Ramirez are expecting their first child