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July 5, 2022

What You Need to Know About Abortion & Reproductive Rights

with podcast guest

Dr. Cindy Duke

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Dr. Cindy M. Duke MD PhD FACOG, America’s only dual Fertility Expert and Virologist, is a highly accomplished Johns Hopkins and Yale-trained physician, scientist, entrepreneur, blogger, podcaster, motivational speaker, philanthropist, content creator, and influencer who speaks and writes about issues as they relate to life, health, fertility, female empowerment, and international telemedicine. Dr. Cindy is also the Physician Founder, Medical and Laboratory Director of the Nevada Fertility Institute in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the founder of a virtual women’s health clinic in Trinidad and Tobago.

In this episode, we talk about the short and long-term effects of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, what exactly an abortion involves, the surprising inflexibility of some state laws, the people who will be most impacted by a lack of access to safe abortions, what you need to think about when it comes to period tracking apps, resources you can access if you need help or support, and more.

This conversation was a breath of fresh air outside the echo chambers and hysteria on social media. If you have a different stance on this subject, I ask you to listen with an open heart and mind. Thank you for listening and being a part of my community!

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Highlights

  • The immediate effect of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade
  • What exactly does an abortion involve?
  • The real-life considerations that are involved in the decision to end a pregnancy
  • Recognizing that choice includes the right to continue your pregnancy
  • Why pregnancy carries a very high risk for some patients
  • The surprising inflexibility of some state laws
  • Different types of abortions and key statistics on each
  • Separating reality from the sensational stories shared on social media
  • Who will be most impacted by the decision to overturn Roe v Wade?
  • Where state resources should go if children’s lives are the priority
  • Why not every pregnancy can viably yield a baby
  • A shockingly difficult decision Dr. Cindy’s colleague was forced into to avoid legal complications
  • The knock-on effect of not having access to safe abortions
  • The problem with personhood bills and the impact on IVF
  • What you need to think about when it comes to period tracking apps
  • The risks posed by abortions of damaging women’s bodies
  • What you can do to drive positive change in your state
  • Resources you can access if you need help or support

Resources

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Brooke Scheller is a Doctor of Clinical Nutrition and Certified Nutrition Specialist in New York City. She specializes in using nutrition and functional medicine practices

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