Tag Archives: pregnancy
Don’t remand pregnant people or primary caregivers
Jaime Burnet and Martha Paynter advocate for ending the practice of pre-trial imprisonment of pregnant people, primary caregivers of young children, and primary caregivers of people with disabilities
Nurse Supports Improved Healthcare for Prisoners
Martha Paynter refutes the claim that healthcare within Burnside jail is better than healthcare outside of jail.
Let’s ask a different question about surrogacy
Françoise Baylis argues that the focus on “criminalization” in recent Canadian debates about payment for surrogacy is a serious distraction aimed at ignoring the critical issue of “commodification.”
Choice, not ‘Reflex’: Routine Prenatal Screening
Vardit Ravitsky warns that routine Non-invasive Prenatal Screening can undermine women’s reproductive autonomy and she calls for broad societal changes and policies that help promote individual choice.
The Zika Vaccine Research Agenda & Pregnant Women
The Ethics Working Group on ZIKV Research & Pregnancy provides recommendations to ensure that pregnant women are responsibly and equitably included in the Zika virus vaccine research and development agenda.