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Turning a page for Maternity Care

I am pleasantly surprised that we may be FINALLY  turning a page in the her-story of medicalized maternity care.

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Keep Your Rosaries Off of Our Ovaries!

A mere six weeks have passed since the Tuam Babies case made international headlines and here I am, again, writing about the latest of Ireland’s disturbing ironies: a religious order of nun’s will be ‘gifted’ ownership of Ireland’s largest maternity hospital. 931 more words

Reproductive Rights

Treatment of Women in Childbirth

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett

In 2014, the World Health Organization called for an end to disrespect and abuse during childbirth.

Many women experience disrespectful and abusive treatment during childbirth in facilities worldwide.

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The Story of Gado, The Nangbani Birth Attendant

Over the last nine months, you’ve read my stories–my successes, my embarrassing cultural faux pas, the time I wore the same outfit to a wedding as an old woman, etc. 588 more words

Peace Corps

Old White Guys Make Decisions on Women's Health: Or, What's New?

One of the topics being discussed within the halls of the White House today in regards to the steaming pile of waste that is Trump Care was whether or not maternity care and mammograms are “essential” medical care and should be covered by all insurance policies. 543 more words


Pregnancy in Prison – Past and Present

The Perceptions of Pregnancy blog, like the Researchers’ Network, aims to reach beyond boundaries and borders, and to facilitate an international and interdisciplinary conversation on pregnancy and its associated bodily and emotional experiences from the earliest times to the present day.  873 more words

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