The opinion in Burton v. Florida, in which an appeals court reversed an order forcing a pregnant woman to go on bed rest and undergo cesarean surgery, raises a question about our courts: what is it about pregnancy that they just don’t understand?
A new study suggests that otherwise healthy women may safely get pregnant sooner after a miscarriage than previously thought.
I wasn’t supposed to be writing this today. No, today I’m supposed to be doing something else. Giving birth.
As a parent-to-be I am elated to about the Safe Chemicals Act. But while I understand parents’ fears about toxic chemicals, this is only the tip of of an iceberg, the rest of which is made up of those with the highest level of exposure: The workers.
I’ve had a baby, and I’m pro-choice. I lost a baby and I’m pro-choice. I am pregnant after a loss, and I am still adamantly pro-choice. I doubt that growing any older, or any life experience will ever change my beliefs.
I didn’t expect to say this for some time. I’m pregnant. And I’m terrified.
Infertility and loss is something we always keep quiet. No wonder it seems like such a lonely journey.
Processing the trauma of surviving sexual assault at a young age, quitting your unfulfilling day job, and having a baby at home might not seem like an obvious topic pairing, but for writer Corbin Lewars, the real-life experiences were inextricably intertwined.
Comforted by the fact that the Utah legislature “revised” the bill on miscarriages? Don’t be. Its main purpose is not to advance a “culture of life,” but to advance laws that permit imprisonment of pregnant women.
With Congress deadlocked on health reform, some state legislators are working to make it more difficult for women to access health care and much easier for states to put them, and the people who help them, in jail.