Category Reproduction

Lessons From “Lying-In”

Alana Cattapan reflects on what postpartum confinement can teach us about living through COVID-19.

Abortion is Always Essential Medical Care

Janis Broder and Celeste E. Orr denounce the use of the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to make abortion inaccessible.

Reasons for Recommending Early Epidural During COVID-19

Naila Ramji defends the practice of asking women in labour to undergo an early epidural in the context of the current pandemic.

Prison sentence for creator of first CRISPR babies

Françoise Baylis calls for a critical analysis of the institutional context that contributed to the actions for which He Jiankui has been sentenced to prison.

The implications of birth tourism

Hannah Rahim and Juliet Guichon argue that amendments to Canadian birthright citizenship should not be made until sufficient data on birth tourism’s implications have been collected.