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Roe v. Wade is Not One Size Fits All: More Reflections on Burton v. Florida

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?

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Pregnancy After Miscarriage: The Right Time May be Sooner Than You Think

A new study suggests that otherwise healthy women may safely get pregnant sooner after a miscarriage than previously thought.

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Reflecting on Loss: How Do You Celebrate a “Non-Birthday?”

I wasn’t supposed to be writing this today. No, today I’m supposed to be doing something else. Giving birth.

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For Mother’s Day: What Chemical Reform Can Do For Workers

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.

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The Longer I’m a Mom, the More I Am Pro-Choice

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.

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Pregnancy After Loss: When Fear Overwhelms the Joy

I didn’t expect to say this for some time.  I’m pregnant.  And I’m terrified.

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The Secret Diary of The Infertile Woman

Infertility and loss is something we always keep quiet.  No wonder it seems like such a lonely journey.

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Surviving Life, Creating A New One: An Interview with Corbin Lewars

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.

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Utah Continues Reckless Efforts to Lock Up Pregnant Women

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.

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Caution: Pregnancy May Be Hazardous to Your Liberty

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.

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