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.
Posing as a 34 year-old woman whose COBRA insurance was running out, this reporter went in search of an individual insurance plan that included maternity coverage in case of a future pregnancy and found not one, single plan in the entire state of Colorado that would cover maternity care.
In 140 characters, Penelope Trunk started a controversy around how women should react to a miscarriage. Is it best to suffer in silence? Are you ever allowed to be grateful? And above all, are you EVER allowed to discuss abortion?
By banning private insurers in the public exchange from covering “abortion services,” the Stupak Amendment will affect women with incomplete miscarriages. Like the one I faced last month.
Abortion’s absence from TV shows is hard to swallow when television has always been a medium for discussing social issues.
A chemical that’s damaging to reproductive health is everyone’s concern.
Now, for the umpteenth round of "keep your laws off my body."