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Disabled people get pregnant and give birth at the same rates as nondisabled ones. But their outcomes are often far worse, and modern medicine has largely turned its back on them.
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In the second part of this multi-part series, we explore, step-by-step, the process for diverting pregnant people out of LA County’s women’s jail, moving them into housing and toward independence.
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A pregnant doctor explains why she got the COVID-19 vaccine — how it inspired her to join a clinical trial to fight another dangerous virus.
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In interviews with midwives and doulas, they say more of their clients are struggling with isolation, limited access to health care, fear of exposure to the virus at hospitals.
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An audio-first docuseries exploring what it means to be a Black person having a baby in the United States today.
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Carl and Malette Young struggled for more than a decade to find help for their adopted son, Marc, who has fetal alcohol syndrome. Marc spent most of his adolescence bouncing between inpatient facilities for children with behavioral issues and his home in rural North Dakota....
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An audio-first docuseries exploring what it means to be a Black person having a baby in the United States today.
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Myeshia is a married, 34-year-old cis Black queer woman with a PhD. Two weeks after giving birth to her first child in a Southern California emergency room, things take a turn for the worse.
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Stigma around marijuana, especially among mothers, was a big challenge to overcome while telling reporting my stories for the 2019 National Fellowship.
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Fatima Navarrete, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: Marijuana Consumption During Pregnancy (Part 1) Marijuana Consumption During Pregnancy (Part 3)  

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