The Biden-Harris win is a victory for the reproductive health and rights of millions of vulnerable people around the world. This January, four years of Donald Trump’s constant attacks — including attempts to cut vital funding, a radically-expanded Global Gag Rule, and a denial of U.S. support to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) — will come to an end.
Keep government out of exam rooms During my first pregnancy, we were excited for the anatomy ultrasound, but it showed I was prematurely dilating and we were at risk of losing our baby. I was immediately scheduled to see a specialist. We met the perinatologist for the first time when I was 22 weeks, 1 day pregnant. Another ultrasound confirmed I was dilating and had to go to the hospital. My husband called my boss while I cried on the way to the hospital. I waited in a bed with my head tipped toward the floor until the doctor’s partner got done with surgery.