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The procedure itself was uneventful. It was the effect the pregnancy had on my body that was completely unexpected.
My kids are in constant fear today will be the day Mom doesn't come home. My husband juggles work and trying to hold the house together while I'm hooked to an IV. Now the Republicans want to ruin every other part of our lives.
“Pregnancy discrimination is a huge problem that disproportionately affects low-wage workers, like those at Walmart," said Dina Bakst of A Better Balance.