Even before this summer’s landmark Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, many pregnant patients were not receiving the care they need.
Cultural, social, and economic environments shape how people get pregnant and what resources they have access to—and the American healthcare system has not succeeded in providing safe and accessible reproductive care to all who need it.
“People were already living in a post-Roe world before the Dobbs decision dropped,” says population health scientist Dr. Tiffany Green.
For today’s show, host Ali Muldrow discusses the complicated medical realities of pregnancy, miscarriage, and abortion in a post-Dobbs America with Dr. Tiffany Green and OBGYN Dr. Kristin Lyerly.
Dr. Tiffany Green is an assistant professor in the Departments of Population Health Sciences and Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Dr. Kristin Lyerly is a practicing OBGYN in Green Bay, Wisconsin.