• access
  • Overnight, Senate Republicans introduced an updated version of the bill that includes a new provision to allow plans not to cover contraception, doubling down on changes that would rob millions of Americans of their health care and imperil women's access to affordable care. (reproductiverights.org)
  • 2 A second national effort aimed at gaining federal recognition of CPMs was spearheaded in 2009 by the Midwives and Mothers in Action (MAMA) Cam- paign, a collaborative effort by several professional organizations for midwives and "consumer" groups supporting midwives.3 Both of these campaigns have 2 Introduction drawn nationwide public attention to the recent efforts aimed at expanding women's reproductive rights to include access to midwifery care. (xlibx.info)
  • This intensified "push" is the continuation of growing support for access to midwives across the nation since the 1970s that has paralleled (but in some cases been at odds with) the broader reproductive rights movement. (xlibx.info)
  • If I were a man I would be fighting for my reproductive rights for the creation of and access to more then just vasectomies. (wordpress.com)
  • disaster
  • On February 24, 2011, the House of Delegates passed SB 924, a bill that requires the Board of Health to issue regulations related to infection prevention and disaster preparedness for hospitals, nursing homes and certified nursing facilities. (wordpress.com)
  • efforts
  • Many midwifery supporters have initially been hesitant to describe their struggle as one for reproductive rights because of associations with feminist efforts for women's choice regarding abortion and contraception. (xlibx.info)
  • take
  • After the emergency regulations expire, the Board will follow the normal process for creating health regulations, which can take anywhere from 18 months to over two years. (wordpress.com)
  • Recent
  • Recent scholarly and popular books have described midwifery as "a global feminist issue"4 and have positioned the right to birth where and with whom one chooses as a "basic reproductive right. (xlibx.info)
  • legal
  • That will depend on the regulations produced by the Board of Health, but clinics in the state that currently provide safe and legal first-trimester abortions will have to meet at least some of the facilities requirements now imposed on the various types of hospitals classified under state law, possibly the requirements now mandated for outpatient surgical centers. (wordpress.com)
  • Abortion is legal in Costa Rica only when the life and health of the pregnant woman is at risk, yet there is a lack of regulations to implement the abortion law. (reproductiverights.org)
  • power
  • For as much power as politicians have in taking away reproductive rights, individuals have just as much impact and agency in taking steps to protect their health and the health of those around them. (care2.com)
  • comment
  • During the normal course of creating health regulations, there is a greater opportunity for public comment and provisions in place that can force the process to begin again if substantial objections are raised. (wordpress.com)