Tag Archives: Birth

Birth justice and abortion access come together in one awesome clinic

TweetJust over this past Valentine’s day, a birthing center opened in Buffalo, NY. It is the first ever birthing center in the country to also be an abortion clinic. Tweet
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Photo of the Day: Raising Children in Prison

Tweet This shot is part of a beautiful photo essay from Deepa Fernandes (reporting) and Mae Ryan (photography) at Southern California Public Radio explores the lives of some women in prison, in particular the lucky few who get to help raise their children while incarcerated. Tweet
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Overheard in public: a positive trans birth story

Tweet I was lounging in Boston’s Public Garden last week when two families with infants and young children sat down next to me. They were white and presumably cis, straight couples (confirmed by their conversation). While the kids watched the ducklings, the parents started telling birth stories – they were close enough and talking loud [...]
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The Feministing Five: Ina May Gaskin

TweetAs promised, this week’s Feministing Five is with the legendary Ina May Gaskin. Ina May is the famed “midwife of modern midwifery” and has revolutionized the way the world views this ancient practice since the emergence of her seminal book “Spiritual Midwifery.” This past month, Ina May was awarded the Alternative Nobel Peace Prize in [...]
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Quick hit: the medical revolution in sub-Saharan Africa

TweetThere’s an important article about expanded access to health care in Sierra Leone in today New York Times. An excerpt: Sierra Leone is at the vanguard of a revolution — heavily subsidized for now by international donors — that appears to be substantially lessening health dangers here in one of the riskiest countries in the [...]
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