7 September 2022

Meet the Uterus (again)- Reference List

Medical News Today, “What causes a tilted uterus?” – Impact on fertility and pregnancy. 

somedays, “a sustainable period product business in Vancouver, Canada”.

AAMC, “How we fail black patients in pain”, 2016 research.

PNAS, “Racial bias in pain assessment and treatment recommendations, and false beliefs about biological differences between blacks and whites”, University of Virginia.

Endo Black, “African-American women are constantly being misdiagnosed and have limited resources around endometriosis”.

Schulich, “Period Poverty”, People who menstruate.

Global Citizen, “20 Places Around the World Where Governments Provide Free Period Products”.

NBC News, “For transgender men, pain of menstruation is more than just physical”, Interview.

The Irish Times, “Menopause: Women will continue to be shrouded in embarrassment, fear and shame if the conversation remains closed”, Breeda Bermingham.

Our Bodies Ourselves Today, “A Brief History of Birth Control in the U.S”.

The Washington Post,” Guinea pigs or pioneers? How Puerto Rican women were used to test the birth control pill”, first large-scale human trial.

Rutcers, “The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution”, biography of John Rock.

AMA Journal of Ethics,”Contraceptive Justice: Why We Need a Male Pill”.

Cleveland Clinic, “Birth Control: The Pill”, side effects from birth control pills.

TikTok, “created a dress made entirely from one sheet of birth control side effect information”, Sienna Quast.

Merck Manual, “Intrauterine Devices”, hormonal IUD.

Medium - Elemental, “Getting an IUD Doesn’t Have to Hurt Like Hell”, Kinsey Institute survey.

Refinery29, “Pronatalism: The Men Who Want Women To Be Baby-Making Machines”, What is pronatalism.

TikTok, “Childfree”.

Britannica,”one-child policy”.

BBC,”Singapore offers 'pandemic baby bonus' to boost births”, baby bonus.

BBC,”Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes”, baby box programs - Finland.

Wikipedia,”Bachelor tax”.

The Times, “Should we tax the childless?”.

GrowCo, “Raising the standard of postpartum care for mothers across Canada”, providing postnatal care. Network,”Stages of Labour”, Healthy Parents Healthy Children.

Medium - The Establishment,”The Misogynist History Of Natural Birth”, Ellie Slee.


Stat, “Sky-high C-section rates in the US don’t translate to better birth outcomes”, C-section.

Shots, “Money May Be Motivating Doctors To Do More C-Sections”, C-section.

Stat, “Sky-high C-section rates in the US don’t translate to better birth outcomes”, C-section.

Stat, “Doctors who order more tests may face fewer lawsuits”, legal risks.

National Library of Medicine, “Miscarriage matters: the epidemiological, physical, psychological, and economic costs of early pregnancy loss”.

The New York Times, “The Losses We Share”, Miscarriage.

World Health Organization, “Larai’s story”, Miscarriage.

Online Etymology Dictionary, “Miscarriage”.

Vogue, “Why Is There So Much Silence Around Miscarriage?”, Jessica Zucker.

Obstetrics & Gynecology, “Homicide During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period in the United States, 2018–2019” .

So,I Had An Abortion, “Powerful way to demystify abortions”, Julia Santana Parrilla.

Pro-Choice Society of Lethbridge & Southern Alberta, “Types of Abortion Services Offered in Canada”.

MedicineNet, “Embryo vs. Fetus: Differences Between Stages Week by Week”.

Penn Medicine News, “Uterus Transplants: A New Door Opens”

Obstetrics & Gynecology, “Uterine transplantation in transgender women”.

Mayo Clinic, “Double uterus”.

Everyday Health, “Your Hysterectomy Choices: Different Types and Methods of Uterus Removal”.

The New York Times, “Uterine Cancer Is on the Rise, Especially Among Black Women”, Endometrial cancer.

National Library of Medicine, “Racial and Ethnic Differences in Hysterectomy-Corrected Uterine Corpus Cancer Mortality by Stage and Histologic Subtype”.

National Library of Medicine, “Health Disparities in Uterine Cancer”

WPATH, “Standards of Care for the health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender-Nonconforming People”.

UCSF, “Hysterectomy”,  National Transgender Discrimination Survey.

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