Today, Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed the Illinois Reproductive Health Act (RHA) into law. Dr. Erica Hinz, ob/gyn in Illinois and Fellow with Physicians for Reproductive Health, […]
"It could effect the ability of these women to not only empower their own lives, but also empower the women they serve everyday."
"No woman should ever have to choose between her job and her pregnancy."
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Stories around access to comprehensive reproductive health care help end the stigma around contraception and abortion. Help change the public and political conversations, alike. Share […]
As an ob/gyn, I see every day how powerful motherhood can be. Attending births can be exhilarating, and it is an immense privilege to get […]
The week after our state’s Medicaid program began covering all abortions, I remember sitting with a patient—I’ll call her Annie—and explaining to her that she […]
In Rewire, Dr. Erica Hinz wrote about abortion restrictions like the Hyde Amendment that focus on a patient’s reason for needing abortion care and additional threats to abortion access on the horizon.