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Quick Action—Make a call for health care NOW!

June 15, 2017
Today my car almost ran out of gas. So I coasted into the gas station & tried pumping gas, balancing by bouncing around on my one unbroken foot, only to learn that gas hoses can be cranky and throw off your balance in a big way. There were all women at the gas pumps today. All moms. So we had a...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Sara in Nevada

August 21, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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#MilitaryMonday: Postpartum Depression, Putting the Pieces Back Together

August 21, 2017
Recently I went to a local Modern Quilt Guild’s meeting. It was a “sit’n’sew” meeting, meaning women can sew together for 5 hours, with no other distractions. Boy, did I love the sound of that, just me, my sewing machine, and new quilting friends. As I sat and listened at the beginning of the...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Susan in Texas

August 20, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Tracy in Texas

August 19, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Twylia in Florida

August 18, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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Ways to love someone though their pregnancy plan

August 18, 2017
This piece is published in partnership with Echoing Ida, a Forward Together Program. Pregnancy is one of the most life-changing times in someone’s life — usually in multiple lives. My five year journey into reproductive health was ignited after attending my first birth as a doula (a non-medical...
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VICTORY: How Raising Constituent Voices (Over and Over) Protects Health Care

August 17, 2017
Raising Constituent Voices To Protect Health Care MomsRising’s Health Care Team has been working hard since the November 2016 election to help protect and advance access to health care by activating our membership to speak out on the importance of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid. During the...
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When a Healthy Baby Isn't Enough

August 15, 2017
By: Dr. Christina Han As a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist and a mother of two young children, I have experienced pregnancy from both sides of the examination table. In my clinical work, I diagnose and manage complications of pregnancy every day, and frequently hear mothers exclaim, “I just want...
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Share Your Birth Story With MomsRising!

August 4, 2017
We need your voice! Click here to s hare your birth/maternal story with us or share the story of someone you love! Everyone who becomes pregnant or gives birth should have access to a safe, healthy, and respectful experience. Access to health insurance and quality, equitable health care are a...
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