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A year-old pregnant woman who fears catching measles on the New York City subway walks eight miles round trip from her home in Brooklyn to her job in Manhattan. As measles cases in the United States have risen toaffecting 22 states, Americans who are fearful the disease will reach them are taking strong measures to defend themselves. We recently asked our readers in affected areas of the country to tell us how the outbreak has changed their lives.
Amanda Hensley with her daughter, Valencia. Hensley says several hospitals and clinics she contacted were reluctant to help her quit her opioid habit. Amanda Hensley started abusing prescription painkillers when she was just a teenager.
I laid the plastic on the cold tiles and waited for it to tell me if you existed. I wanted you to exist so badly. My body kept reminding me that it controlled the story.
Most women with congenital heart disease can expect to have a healthy and successful pregnancy. But careful evaluation and surveillance is essential. Our Adult Congenital Heart Disease ACHD Program is dedicated to ensuring the best pregnancy outcomes for patients with cardiac disease, particularly those with congenital heart conditions.
Right before he came, right before that thick, sticky juice shot out of his perfect dickhead, my daddy would suck air between his teeth. I sat outside his bathroom, fingers kneading the walls of my pussy, grinding on my clit. When I heard him suck air, I sped up the rubbing, the grinding.
Amanda started smoking in fifth grade, and by age 13, she smoked every day. Over time, smoking crept into every corner of her life. While in college, newly engaged—and still smoking a pack a day—Amanda learned she was pregnant.
A podcast about pregnancy and drug use, Native people and tribal sovereignty. This is one of a series of powerful stories from survivors of rape, you will find them all here. It was not the first time I had been sexually assaulted, and I was just beginning to heal from the prior assault when it happened.