This Is Whole Woman’s Health

It’s March – Women’s History Month! And looking around, I just had to speak up about parts of our past that seem to be repeating themselves – and not the good parts. What a year it’s been for women – Can you remember such negativity in the air?  It’s in the Senate hearings.  It’s all …

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The Kindness of Strangers

“You can always depend on the kindness of strangers”…may not always be true. But lately, abortion providers and supporters have been showing solidarity by sending each other some friendly faxes. Here’s one we got at our Austin clinic, from Revolution Books in Atlanta. And another from Cherry Hill! And, and another from Concord Feminist Health …

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All Aboard to Beaumont!

Hmmmm. Well, well look what I found on Wikipedia. Operation Rescue – the group that pro-choicers love to hate and everybody else seems to deny knowing. A fun read, if you’re wondering how much credit to give these guys. But enough about them. This post is about Beaumont. (wait! stay with me.) Nestled in the …

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Whole Woman’s Health of Beaumont Speaks!

In Beaumont, I finally had the chance to meet their wonderful staff. It’s a small crew, but they run a tight ship! I asked them all to tell me something about their work – a story, an experience, anything. Here are two stories that I received: “Just today I had a patient tell me that …

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Journal Entry #1: “Let Your World Shine”

In all of our clinics, when you go into our waiting and recovery rooms, you’ll see small journals placed around the room. These are for our patients. When I worked as a Patient Advocate in Austin, I realized that a woman’s appointment wasn’t only about her abortion. It was about her story. Our CEO and …

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