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The Power of a Black Woman’s Birth Plan

Making decisions about my prenatal care, on my own terms, allowed me to have the experience I wanted

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II didn’t want any more ultrasounds. It wasn’t the cold jelly on my stomach skin or the awkward small talk with the sonographer while I sat scooched down, half-naked wearing a medium paper sheet when I clearly needed an extra-large…

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Kelly Glass

Kelly Glass

Writer and editor whose interests focus on the intersections of parenting, health, and race. Find me at contentbykelly.com and on Twitter @kellygwriter.

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