What could help women like Ashleigh, who have private health care insurance coverage that still leaves them on the hook for hundreds or thousands of dollars?
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Insurance Coverage of Doula Care Would Benefit Patients and Service Providers Alike
Earlier this month, Choices in Childbirth and Childbirth Connection, a program of the National Partnership of Women and Families, released a report and advocacy toolkit called….
In the U.S., Black mothers need more than health care
While lack of access to health care has certainly contributed to maternal and infant death in the Black community, it doesn’t account for the extreme racial disparities seen in pregnancy-related outcomes. A growing body of evidence indicates that social, economic and psychological factors play a role as well.
Ensuring Real Access for Women of Color Under the ACA
When it comes to contraception – and the last chance to prevent an unintended pregnancy through emergency contraception – the stakes are high, and the time for action is always now.
Let’s Get it Right With Black Women and Emergency Contraception
Lack of information and limited financial access to contraception among Black women is something that must be addressed. Black women, like all women, deserve access to the resources they can use to prevent pregnancy, plan for healthy families, and fully experience reproductive agency.
Why I take my daughter with me to the gynecologist
Bringing my daughter with me to the gynecologist appointments has helped us talk about women’s health without it being an abstract or taboo concept to her.
Report: Racial Discrimination Severely Undermines Black Women’s Health
It’s no secret that Black women are more likely than others to experience negative maternal health outcomes.
What Happened to the ‘Affordable’ Part of the Affordable Care Act?
I’ve had to come to terms with how the shortcomings of the ACA affect my life.
How the Hobby Lobby Decision Impacts Black Women
The court’s decision to allow corporations to deny insurance coverage of contraception has major implications for Black women across the United States.
Black Women’s Health Care Crisis
We know that the unjust policies within our health care system disproportionately impact low-income women of color.