Stories tagged: "pregnancy"

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‘We Are Not Thought Of’: Lack of Maternal Care Threatens Health of Western N.C. Mothers

The number of expectant moms who receive no prenatal care is on the rise in North Carolina. Lack of access to care in rural areas is a big part of the problem.

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Pregnancy Discrimination Still Happens. This Bill Would Ensure Workers Get the Protections They Need.

Discriminating against a pregnant person is illegal in the United States for more than 40 years, but as these women's stories show, it still happens.

Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020 serves to address Black maternal health crisis
Landmark Legislation Seeks to Reduce Black Maternal Health Risks

The Black Maternal Health Caucus unveiled a package of bills this week that aims to comprehensively improve health outcomes for Black mothers.

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What could happen to millions of women if the ACA is repealed

A decision in the case challenging the federal law is expected any day now.