Monthly Archives: July 2014

On Marriage As a Midwife

This past weekend I married my best friend, co-adventurer, and one of my biggest supporters both personally and for my professional life.  Most of the time when I write about the difficult stories, patients, and cases that I deal with, … Continue reading

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On modern day forced sterilization and contraceptive coercion

I probably do about 10-15 birth control visits a day, depending on my schedule. They are our bread and butter, and 99% of women who have sex with men will use a birth control method at some point in their … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Obvious Child

(photo courtesy of Jessi Murray)   This past weekend, after my partner and I had conquered two full days of wedding planning madness, some girlfriends and I met up for a drink and went to go see a rom-com about … Continue reading

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A Midwife’s Reaction to Buffer Zones, Hobby Lobby, and How We Can Fight Back

This past week has been a tough one for advocates of reproductive justice. We saw the Supreme Court strike down a buffer zone law in Massachusetts as well as determine that Hobby Lobby and other private employers can refuse to cover birth … Continue reading

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