A Womb of One's Own

A Womb of One’s Own: Pregnant and Pro-Choice

Pregnancy has made me think about a lot of things: my life, the life I’m working to create, the life I hope to give my kid.  But, being a pro-choice woman in this political climate, it has made me even more aware of a very simple fact: adoption is not substitute for abortions. 

Mental Illness

Ask the (Student) Nurse! Depression and Pregnancy

Dear Queen Julie, I have pretty bad chronic depression, but to help manage it, I take Pristiq, a new class of drug known as an SNRI.  I take incredibly small doses, 5mg or less, because I’m really sensitive to anti-depressants, but it’s been a godsend. Now, I really want to get pregnant. However, it seems like […]