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2 pregnancy article submissions by the Mothering community.

Women and Children First

by Simone Snyder-Outreach & Resource Manager Mothering My degree is in anthropology. I spent a great deal of my college years conducting research and writing papers. In essence its kind of what I wanted to do with my life. Looking back on that experience I feel a bit confused-why can’t I seem to get it together for this project? This is way beyond anything I would categorize as writers block. I am afraid-afraid of what I am learning, worried that the more research I do, the more in depth I go-the later I will lay awake at night wondering how I could do... read more

Rally, Petition in support of insurance coverage for birth

So, today we’ve been really busy working on plans for an upcoming support rally we’re holding with our sister organization on March 18th (details below).  We’re working with a woman who was denied health insurance coverage for an out-of-hospital birth (in her case, homebirth) by the SEIU.  Home birth and birth center birth are affected, and we know we have to work together to make sure we preserve as many options as we can so that mother can chose what’s best for themselves.     We’re planning a support rally for her for the actual appeal hearing, but... read more

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