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Firefighters’ Careers Could Be Impacting Their Reproductive Health
In 2021, one study found that 22 percent of pregnancies among women firefighters ended in miscarriages, nearly double that of a similar study done with nurses, an occupation similar in levels of stress and long shift schedules.
Groups Work to Improve Maternal, Infant Death Rates in GA
Preventing maternal and infant mortality in Georgia is a top priority for health care providers in the state.
Study: Medicaid Expansion Reduces Postpartum Hospitalizations
The study examines postpartum hospitalizations, and found a 17% reduction in hospitalizations in the 60 days after giving birth in states that have expanded their Medicaid programs.
Here’s What You Need To Know About New Workplace Protections for Pregnant, Nursing Workers
The $1.7 trillion federal spending bill President Joe Biden signed last week ushers in expanded protections for workers who are pregnant or nursing.
Women Could Claim the Most Governors’ Seats in U.S. History in November
Women running in governors’ races throughout the country are potentially set to break records if elected this November.
Kemp Could Potentially Direct Abortion Investigations
Earlier this summer, after the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Georgia’s new abortion law went into effect which banned abortions after 6 weeks, typically the time cardiac activity is detected.
Audio Recording Reveals Kemp is Open To Banning Certain Contraceptives
On Tuesday, September 15, an audio recording of Governor Brian Kemp surfaced on Twitter revealing his opinion on a birth control ban in Georgia.
Atlanta City Council Members Continue Their Work to Protect Reproductive Rights
The city of Atlanta will meet on August 1st to further discuss their plan to donate $300,000 to the National Network of Abortion Funds in order to support organizations like Access Reproductive Care-Southeast that help women get the support and money they need for abortions, including out-of-state travel.
The Future of Abortion Rights in Georgia Remains Unclear
Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act, or House Bill 481, is a 10-page six-week abortion ban that Governor Brian Kemp signed into law back in 2019.