Maternal health literacy: Why it’s important to advocate for yourself
Although it may not seem obvious, it is incredibly important to be your own advocate throughout your pregnancy and after. It's absolutely critical that every pregnant person is empowered to speak up and, if necessary, fight to be heard.
According to pushpregnancy.org women are often dismissed, talked down to, and not given meaningful choices in their prenatal care. The site said they hear everyday from women who: