gynecology

Jillian Philips and her sons, Jude and Emmett, hold an urn containing some of the ashes of her daughter, Emilia Phillips, May 2, 2023, in North Brookfield, Mass. The urn is housed in a teddy bear that daughter Macy sleeps with nightly. Philips, who used the drug mifepristone to manage her miscarriage, is concerned that other women who miscarry could suffer if the pill, also used for abortions, is taken off the market. (Reba Saldanha/The Associated Press)

Many women can’t access miscarriage drug because it’s also used for abortions

BY: - October 23, 2023

Read more Stateline coverage on how states are either protecting or curbing access to abortions. Since losing her first pregnancy four months ago, 32-year-old Lulu has struggled to return to her body’s old rhythms. Lulu, who asked to be identified by her first name to protect her privacy, bled for six full weeks after her […]