She was courageous to write a book about being freaked out by becoming a mother and the changes that come with it. But the postpartum period doesn't have to be riddled with problems.
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"The longer you’re undocumented, the more stigma there is. It’s like you’re ‘too undocumented’ for health care; you can’t afford it—not the time off, not the time away from earning, none of it,” Concepcion, an immigrant woman from Chicago, told Rewire.
In About Abortion, Carol Sanger examines post-Roe laws and court cases that have had implications for abortion restrictions directly or indirectly to make her case that normalizing abortion could end this compulsory silence.
Loretta Ross and Rickie Solinger help prove in Reproductive Justice: An Introduction that while choice is important, it is but a bullet point on a larger list of human rights issues.
We must not overlook the important role federal policy plays in the lives and health-care options of girls. Fragmenting health care for adolescent girls creates a dangerous and artificial line between a girl’s reproductive needs and her other medical needs.
This latest move is one of many recent efforts by both the Trump administration and the GOP to target Black immigrants.