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The problem with penalizing women who drink while pregnant

Glamour
A new study by Sarah Roberts of ANSIRH finds that, "States with punitive policies tend to also have a history of restrictive reproductive rights laws, as opposed to states that have supportive policies."

The rise of punitive alcohol and pregnancy policies

UCSF Bixby Center
A study from ANSIRH’s Sarah Roberts and colleagues found that states with restrictive reproductive rights laws also tend to have more policies that punish women who drink alcohol while pregnant.

The threat to birth control access in the Trump era

The New Yorker
"If access to contraception becomes more difficult, women will assume the greater burden," writes Alexis Okeowo, citing recent research by Dr. Katrina Kimport of ANSIRH.

Primary care providers fall short on pregnancy options counseling

UCSF Bixby Center
A recent survey of primary care physicians (PCPs) found that while most believe their colleagues should counsel women on all options for unintended pregnancy, they often fail to do so in their own practices.

The (uncertain) future of reproductive health care in America

UCSF Bixby Center
The Bixby Center recently cosponsored a panel discussion, moderated by Claire Brindis, DrPH, about how looming changes to federal laws and policies may affect reproductive health care.

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Assistant Researcher, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

 

Project Manager, Innovating Education in Reproductive Health 

Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Safe Motherhood Program
 

Academic Coordinator, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
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