A Mother Jailed For Assisting Daughter in Accessing Abortion

A mother from Washingtonville PA has been charged and sentenced to up to 18 months in jail for ordering medication online that would allow her daughter to receive an abortion.

““Her situation is very scary legally, because we are seeing the number of clinics dwindle,” Nash said. “If women don’t have access to abortion clinics, some will turn to the Internet, and then, will they be charged with a crime?””

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Read her story HERE

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Birth – Forgotten by Feminism

After reading about the woman in Florida faced with a Caesarian ‘with or without her consent’ I am especially glad to have found this piece today. I echo many of her sentiments very strongly. And this is an area of such division amongst women I know, self identified feminists, and I find that astounding.

“I need feminism because women truly believe that it’s their bodies that are broken, rather than the maternity care system.”

Birth – Forgotten by Feminism

After reading about the woman in Florida faced with a Caesarian ‘with or without her consent’ I am especially glad to have found this piece today. I echo many of her sentiments very strongly. And this is an area of such division amongst women I know, self identified feminists, and I find that astounding.

“I need feminism because women truly believe that it’s their bodies that are broken, rather than the maternity care system.”

It’s Time To Stop Treating Pregnancy Like A Disease

“Why have we reduced it to a series of billable acts where moms-to-be are institutionalized and the process is unnecessarily medicalized?”

YES! With 98% of Canadian births taking place in hospital, it’s time I reflect on how we view pregnancy and the pregnant body.

pregnancy treated as a disease in Canada