Patients May Not Receive Miscarriage Care in a Post-Roe America

For those wondering how miscarriages would be managed in a post-Roe America, Texas could be a frightening harbinger. 

In December 2021, Anna, a woman who lives in Central Texas, was 19 weeks pregnant when her waters broke on her wedding night. It was too early in the pregnancy for the baby to have a chance of survival. But not only was Anna going to lose her child, she was also at high risk of going septic or bleeding out, NPR reported. And because of the strict abortion laws that had taken effect that September in Texas—where ending a pregnancy is only allowed

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