Press Release: NEW YORK APPEALS COURT AFFIRMS THE RIGHTS OF PREGNANT WOMEN

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CONTACT: Sarah E. Burns: (845) 820-1671
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NEW YORK APPEALS COURT AFFIRMS THE RIGHTS OF PREGNANT WOMEN

New York (November 14, 2013): Today, the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Judicial Department, rejected a lower Family Court’s finding that a woman’s decision to move from California to New York while pregnant was so “reprehensible” that it could bar New York courts from hearing her child custody case.

Coalition of Scientists & Advocates Call on FDA to Protect Women & Fetal Health

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November 13, 2013

CONTACT: Anais Duran
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COALITION OF SCIENTISTS AND ADVOCATES CALL ON FDA TO PROTECT WOMEN AND FETAL HEALTH

National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW) along with a coalition of researchers and advocates filed a Citizen Petition (FDA-2013-P-1288) as well as a Petition for Stay of Action (FDA-2013-P-1289) to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calling on the agency to refrain from implementing new labeling changes that are medically inaccurate and dangerous to maternal and fetal health.