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The Myth of the Elective C-Section

When the media covers the rising rate of c-section, it’s often ready to lay the blame at the feet of a woman we’re come to know well over the last few years — the busy career mom scheduling her delivery between important business deals. But while some moms may be requesting surgical birth, research shows that has little to do with the overall increase in c-section rates nationwide.

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Mi Compañera

During a time when abortion politics are the wedge issue dividing the social justice movement, some doulas are working across issue lines to provide women with the support they need for all their decisions.

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For Labor Day, A Play Considers Childbirth

Diverse women tell their birth stories in playwright Karen Brody’s “Birth,” now playing in New York City.

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Queering Reproductive Justice

Why should members of the LGBTQI communities care about abortion rights? Because reproductive justice is about much more than abortion – and building a powerful movement requires diversity, respect and a clear vision of the ways in which we are all connected.

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