Oregon

Oregon becomes 1st US state to allow access of birth control without doctor’s prescription

Oregon becomes 1st US state to allow access of birth control without doctor’s prescription

Oregon has become the first state in the US to give green signal to the sale of over-the-counter birth control prescriptions. The approval means that the state will be able to prescribe birth control pills to women who pass a series of new laws for the 2016 legislative year.

Hospital Birth is Safer for Baby Compared to giving Birth at Home

Hospital Birth is Safer for Baby Compared to giving Birth at Home

The practice of giving birth at home is very common in poor countries, but the new study of Oregon births state that the practice comes with a slight increased risk of death to the baby in the United States but a lower likelihood of a C-section. Though, the rate is very low in the United States with less than 1% of women gave birth at home in 2012, the rate of home births have been on rise with hard to assess the safety of the practice.

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