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PPH: a major risk caused by mishandling of deliveries

By Muhammad Shahid

Ayesha Khan cannot forget her first child whom she lost as her in-laws were unwilling to provide her maternity care treatment at a health facility for delivery of her first child. 716 more words

The Societal Womb

By Jeanne Flavin & Lynn M. Paltrow 

Where do we come from? There are many ways to answer this, but most of us come from a womb inside of a person we think of as “Mom.” As we’ve just celebrated Mother’s Day and… 911 more words


Health Care, Anyone???

They’re at it again. The members of Congress who we elected to represent our best interests have forgotten us.  Remember the health care bill that had so little support in Congress that last month House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the bill without a vote?  1,165 more words

Political Commentary

Show Me Your Cochrane!


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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

Sexual Health

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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