In a study, Intrauterine device (IUD) Placement During Cesarean Delivery and Continued Use 6 Months Postpartum: A Randomized Controlled Trial, published in Obstetrics and Gynecology, researchers found that IUD placement at the time of cesarean delivery resulted in a higher proportion of IUD use at 6 months postpartum.
According to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, roughly 42 million adult Americans smoke – 15% of women and 20% of men. The United States Surgeon General currently has a list of 21 deadly diseases caused by smoking, which result in an estimated 437,000 deaths per year.
“Women’s rights are human rights.” Those are the words of Hillary Clinton at The United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995. Recently, UN Women released Summary Report: The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action Turns 20 in light of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women which took place from March 9th to the 20th.
It happened on the first day, the first time I was on the medical wards. I overheard that a patient on the census had refused to give us his blood. “Get a med student,” someone said.
It began in the middle of America when two years ago God told her, let’s pretend her name is Mary, that she must “seek medical care.”
Autonomy is how we justify losing our way