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Ways to love someone through their pregnancy plan

Pregnancy is one of the most life-changing times in someone’s life — usually in multiple lives. My five year journey into reproductive health was ignited after attending my first birth as a doula (a non-medical support person). I’ve had the
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The Right to (Black) Life

Today marks three years since Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson, Mo., by a police officer. That’s three years that his mother, Lesley McSpadden, has mourned her son. Ms. McSpadden and other mothers of black people slain by police in
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Breastfeeding America: What We Know

Current data indicates that black women have the lowest rates of breastfeeding in the US. There are many reasons for this, including lack of access to resources, substandard healthcare and historical trauma. But what is not true however, are popular
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Why Aren’t More Trans Women on PrEP?

Feelings of forced vulnerability and exploitation cycled through my body as I waited for my number to be called at a local HIV testing clinic. I didn’t know what to think of my predicament. I was the girl who always
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