Things are looking up for the Biden administration. Democratic wins in Georgia have tipped the Senate in their favor, which means President-elect Biden may have an easier time making good on his promises to repeal or restore legislation the Trump administration either put in place or stripped away.
Many major items on the Biden agenda focus on women’s equity in healthcare. But will he be able to deliver on all of his promises?
“I was like, seriously? Why is this not being checked more often? Why does it take me a year and a half after having a baby?”
I was at my doctor’s office for my post-partum wellness checkup after the birth of my third son. I’d been through this twice before, so I knew the routine, or so I thought.
My nurse practitioner looked at my C-section scar to see how it was healing, and poked around at my belly to check that my uterus was shrinking the way it’s supposed to.
Then, she stopped at my midsection and placed her…
I am a freelance writer and editor, passionate about equity in women’s health. My work has been featured in major publications and I teach writing in Boston.