Category Archives: News

Surrogacy and the Fetal Imperative

by Brooke Landry Answering the question: why do women become surrogates, and what are the implications of surrogacy and the fetal bond, I dove into literature that provided personal accounts, analytical data, and objective statistics to summarize the general tone … Continue reading

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Black Women and Midwifery

This project asks: How can midwifery serve as a solution to improve the birthing experiences of Black women by addressing the healthcare disparities including their high mortality rate? By Destinee Marsh

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The Eugenics Movement in the US

by Riya Doshi The eugenics movement has impacted many aspects of American culture and legislation, especially in the medical field. Between the 1920s and 1970s, the nation’s medical providers carried out tens of thousands of forced sterilizations targeting women of … Continue reading

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An Argument for Doulas

Phoebe White December 2020 For my research project, I wanted to understand the effects that a doula has on a person’s experience of pregnancy, birth and post-partum. To begin, I explored the role of a doula and the limitations to … Continue reading

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Hagar Rising

“Hagar Rising” by Sarah Strassberg Sarah’s podcast was featured on the premier episode of Vandy Vox, a podcast showcasing the best of student-produced audio at Vanderbilt University.

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Pregnant Physicians

By Rhea Harsoor

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Global Prenatal Care

By Saily Lowry

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Stratified Termination: The Fight Over Abortion in Kentucky

By Ben Lackner

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Birthing While Black website

Birthing While Black website, by M. El-rifai

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Zika posters gallery

Zika posters gallery

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