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Forward Midwifery in the News


The New York Times Magazine

New York Times Magazine: Risking Everything to Offer Abortions Across State Lines

Doctors and midwives in blue states are working to get abortion pills into red states — setting the stage for a historic legal clash.

Oct 4, 2022

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The New York Times

Abortion Pill Providers Experiment With Ways to Broaden Access

These new efforts, which test the legal boundaries, have sprung up since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and many states restricted abortion.

Sep 3, 2022

The Wall Street Journal

What Are Abortion Pills and How Widely Are They Used?

Medication abortion accounts for more than half of procedures nationwide

Jul 1, 2022

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The Next Major Reproductive Freedom Movement Has Begun—and It’s Creating Something Way More Powerful Than Roe

Completely valid if you’re feeling shocked and gutted by the SCOTUS ruling. Just know that abortion activists on the ground—those who’ve spent years funding, facilitating, performing, and agitating in support of abortion—have prepared for this moment. With input from movement leaders in all 50 states, here’s how to find your place in the fiercely hopeful world they’ve been building.

Jun 27, 2022


The Daily Beast

Dozens of Providers in Red States Move to Prescribe Abortion Pills

Since Friday, more than 100 clinicians have come forward to seek help in offering medication abortion to patients, according to the abortion-rights advocacy group Plan C.

Jun 25, 2022

The Cut

What to Know About Stocking Up on the Abortion Pill

Jun 24, 2022

CNN Health

She was 7 weeks pregnant. She felt her only option was to order abortion pills online

A mother in Texas says she turned to an online clinic when she realized her state banned her from getting an abortion. Now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v Wade, her experience could become more common.

Jun 15, 2022

The Real News Network

Abortion Funds, Telehealth Care, Biohacked Medicines: Crisis Planning for Post-Roe America

We talk to abortion providers, advocates, and mutual aid organizations around the US about how they are preparing to get people the care and protection they need after Roe v. Wade is overturned.

Jun 7, 2022


The Coming War On Abortion Drugs

Safe, effective pills will allow millions of people to avoid back-alley abortions if Roe is overturned, but conservative lawmakers are already gearing up to cut off access.

Jun 2, 2022


Women Are Stocking up on Abortion Pills After Roe v. Wade Leak

May 24, 2022


Telehealth abortion demand is soaring. But access may come down to where you live

May 20, 2022

Mississippi Today

Can lawmakers keep abortion pills out of Mississippi? Local, international activists say no.

May 17, 2022

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