09 Apr '12, 9am

Dispatches From The War On Women: Easter Sunday Brings Cardinals and Contraception | Care2 Causes

In all this talk about contraception and so forth, one reality really gets lost: PREGNANCY IS RISKY TO THE HEALTH AND SURVIVAL OF WOMEN. I can name a dozen queens who died in childbirth. Jane Seymour (Henry VIII), Katherine Parr (Henry VIII's widow; she died giving birth to a daughter to her third husband), Catherine de Valois (Henry V's widow died giving birth to her daughter after remarrying Owen Tudor) just to name three! Even today, women die in childbirth. There is absolutely no guarantee when a pregnancy begins that either mother or child will survive. We need to think about this issue in terms of a woman being free to control how much risk to her health and life she takes on. Men never seem to think women can die from pregnancy, but it happens far more in the US than people think. There is a reason why March of Dimes works not only to help babies survive, but also t...

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