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Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

Published on: May 11, 2022.


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Access to reproductive health services in the U.S. could be further limited if the recently leaked Supreme Court draft decision becomes law and overturns Roe v. Wade. The U.S. already has the highest maternal mortality rate among wealthy countries and experts say pregnancy-related deaths could rise over 20% or more in states where abortion may soon become illegal or seriously limited.

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  • Thompson, Terri-ann Monique, et al. “Racism Runs through It: Examining the Sexual and Reproductive Health Experience of Black Women in the South.” Health Affairs, 1 Feb. 2022.
  • “The Turnaway Study.” Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health, University of San Francisco. 15 Apr. 2022.

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