• Chestfeeding, Co-Parent, Perinatal Ward-- It's Time To Normalize These Birthing Terms

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    Though pregnancy and birth are most commonly consigned to the realm of women, many people who do not identify as women are capable of getting pregnant and giving birth. In fact, nonbinary, gender fluid, genderqueer, Two-Spirit, or transgender folks do get pregnant and require prenatal, perinatal, and postnatal care.
    A hospital in the U.K. has made the news lately for switching to gender-inclusive terms in the maternity ward in an effort to counter mainstream transphobia and homophobia. The hospital issued new language guidelines to help staff members with the new terminology, but of...
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