Tag: pregnancy

Pregnancy in the time of coronavirus

Pregnant women struggle so much already with isolation and loss of control over their birth plans — coronavirus has brought even more challenges.

On miscarriage and the female body

Try as we might to escape the confines of our sex, our female bodies won’t allow it.

PODCAST: Why sex matters in law

In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Andrea Orwoll about the history of — and ongoing need for — women-centered language in law.

Dominican Republic to uphold total ban on abortion

On May 31, the Dominican Senate voted to uphold a total ban on abortion. Even in cases of rape and incest, and when the woman’s life is in danger.

Eve’s punishment rebooted: The ideology of natural birth

There’s something pornographic about the way we depict childbirth. A woman’s agony becomes either the brunt of a joke, or else it is discussed as an awesome spiritual experience. One of the…