Sarika Chawla

abortion

A Woman Died From a Botched Abortion After Other Providers Couldn’t Help Her

Even in liberal states like New York, restrictions on abortion can have unintended consequences.
Sarika Chawla
5.7.18
STDs

Trump Will Make Gonorrhea Great Again

Fucking over healthcare and promoting abstinence-only sex ed will only increase our record STD rates.
Sarika Chawla
11.20.17
Race

Black Women Are 3.5 Times More Likely to Die From Being Pregnant Than White Women

And Republicans' last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare would only make things worse.
Sarika Chawla
9.13.17
Tonic

How Anti-Choice Lawmakers Are Getting Around Roe v. Wade

Those 20-week abortion bans you keep hearing about are unconstitutional.
Sarika Chawla
4.27.17
Tonic

How Anti-Choice Lawmakers Are Getting Around 'Roe v. Wade'

Those 20-week abortion bans you keep hearing about are unconstitutional.
Sarika Chawla
4.3.17
rights

How Anti-Choice Lawmakers Are Getting Around Roe v. Wade

Those 20-week abortion bans you keep hearing about are unconstitutional.
Sarika Chawla
4.3.17
Parental Advisory

Baby Wearables Are Freaking Parents Out Unnecessarily

While baby movement monitors add another layer of vigilance, they may cause more anxiety than they're worth.
Sarika Chawla
11.23.16
Health

Home Testing Kits Are a New Way to Fight the STI Epidemic

Planned Parenthood locations may have been closed around the country, but at least you can test yourself for chlamydia and gonorrhea in your own bathroom.
Sarika Chawla
5.4.16
STDs

Home Testing Kits Are a New Way to Fight the STI Epidemic

Planned Parenthood locations may have been closed around the country, but at least you can test yourself for chlamydia and gonorrhea in your own bathroom.
Sarika Chawla
5.4.16
Health

Why People Eat Placenta And Wipe Babies with Vaginal Fluid

From vaginal seeding to lotus births, a new set of natural postnatal practices are raising eyebrows across the country. We talked to women and obstetricians to find out why these "holistic" demands are becoming a new normal.
Sarika Chawla
4.15.16
Stuff

The Argument for Masturbating During Childbirth

A growing number of women are using orgasms instead of drugs to "take the edge off" the pain of giving birth.
Sarika Chawla
3.9.16
Travel

Why Is the TSA So Bad at Handling Breast Milk?

In some cases, women have seen the bomb squad called for carrying breast milk through airport security.
Sarika Chawla
2.16.16
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