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Sydney's 'Rose of Tralee' shakes up Irish pageant with abortion rights speech

“I don’t know why a girl in a ball gown and sash repeating the same thing that Ireland’s women’s-rights campaigners have been saying for decades has made such an impact. 14 more words


Miles for Midwives Run

Racing to Improve Maternity Care

Saturday, October 1st
@10am-5K Fun Run
@10:30am-Community Birth & Wellness Fair
Grecian Shelter, Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Registration is now open for the 14th annual Miles for Midwives, a community fun run and fundraiser devoted raising awareness about the benefits of midwifery and improving birth experiences for women and families.  13 more words

Reproductive Rights

Maternal Mortality Rates on the Rise

Women’s healthcare is synonymous with healthy family planning. When budget cuts get in the way of women getting the care they need, everyone suffers. The US has long been a poor example of how to provide even adequate reproductive healthcare to women. 92 more words

Political Influence

A grotesque attempt to destigmatize abortion

A woman and her accomplice live tweeted their journey from Ireland to England to give an abortionist access to her prenatal child. Upon arrival, her child was ripped apart while still alive. 126 more words


The procedure changes significantly at 21 weeks because the fetal tissues become much more cohesive and difficult to dismember. This problem is accentuated by the fact that the fetal pelvis may be as much as 5 cm in width.

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