The closer I get to my due date, the more offended I am when opponents of women’s rights and of full access to reproductive health care take a lackadaisical attitude towards what pregnancy entails.
Doulas have increased in number and popularity in recent years. But as a whole, what are we working toward? The goal of having a doula for every birth may not be feasible. It also may not bring about the radical change we seek.
Texans can now track the impact of state lawmakers’ cuts to family planning funds using a web and mobile app developed by university researchers.
Our society polices which bodies are supposed to reproduce—everything that falls outside of these expectations becomes a spectacle or public property.
If you’re pregnant and wind up in a Catholic hospital, you could find yourself in more trouble after you’ve seen a doctor than before you walked in the door.
Sorenson believes that the anti-shackling bill should be amended to “prohibit state resources being used to facilitate or perform abortions on female inmates held in state or county custody.”
I have always scoffed at those (men and women) who have children in their fifties and sixties. And then I watched 70 & Pregnant.
There’s been much talk this week about the “miracle cure” of a child with HIV. But what about the unjust health-care system that failed her mother?
When teens become parents, they instantly become victims of discrimination, judgment, and stereotyping, not only from their peers, but from school staff as well.
Working with young people and sexuality daily, we frequently see users who have pervasive fears about becoming pregnant, even when they aren’t taking risks to begin with.