I am now seeing firsthand the importance of Medicaid coverage for abortion. Jess is a 15-year-old girl who came in for an abortion, accompanied by […]
I cared for a patient, already a mother, who had complex medical and life issues that made accessing care difficult for her. She had a […]
By my mid-twenties, I had been dating a man for several years. I had been on the pill for five years, but I still got […]
An adolescent patient came to my office looking for birth control. She was sexually active, but she couldn’t tell me the last time she was […]
Dr. Lauren Owens wrote a letter to the editor of the Bainbridge Island Review in support of legislation in Washington expanding insurance coverage for abortion.
"I see lots of kids who wouldn't have health insurance without the CHIP."
"Without an income or insurance, I couldn't afford birth control..."
I’m a provider of reproductive health care, but here is my own story: My own fetal DNA testing discovered trisonomy 18. This is a chromosomal […]