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ABOUT ABORTION DOULAS
The Doula Project/ Abortion Doula
ACRAS training at BADP
What is an Abortion Doula? by Abortion Gang
Abortion Doulas: Providing non-judgmental medical support throughout the full spectrum of pregnancy by EXHALE
HOT LINE RESOURCES FROM ACCESS
Hotline ResourcesAll these numbers are FREE and work ANYWHERE in the United States. You can call them from a pay phone or your home phone without cost - and the number won't show up on your phone bill!
ACCESS: 1.888.442.2237 (Espanol) 1.800.376.4636 (English)
The ACCESS Healthline provides free, confidential and nonjudgmental information, referrals, peer counseling and advocacy on the full range of reproductive health services including abortion, birth control, pregnancy, prenatal care, pap smears and gyn care, infertility, and STD testing and treatment. We connect women with public insurance programs that pay for this care, such as FamilyPACT, Medi-Cal or AIM. We also refer to organizations that can help with other issues such as domestic violence, sexual assault, drug addiction, homelessness, child-care or job discrimination. We offer a dedicated full-time Spanish hotline, and additional languages are available by interpreter.
Backline offers a safe and confidential space for women and their loved ones to talk openly about pregnancy, abortion, adoption and parenting. Call toll free from anywhere in the U.S. The hotline is answered Monday-Thursday from 5pm to 10pm and Friday-Sunday from 10am to 3pm (Pacific Time).
National Abortion Federation Hotline: 1-800-772-9100
The NAF Hotline is answered Monday-Friday 8am-10pm and Saturday-Sunday 9am-5pm (EST). NAF provides callers from the United States and Canada with non-biased, factual information about abortion in both English and Spanish. The NAF Hotline receives over 2500 calls a month from women, their partners, families and friends. It is the only national toll-free source of information about abortion.
Emergency Contraception Hotline: 1-800-584-9911or www.not-2-late.com
If your condom broke, you didn't use birth control, or you were sexually assaulted, you still have 72 hours to prevent pregnancy! Find out how & where by contacting the EC hotline.
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE or www.thehotline.org
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline and carries out programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
HELPFUL LINKS FROM THE BAY AREA DOULA PROJECT
Pro-Choice Public Education Project (PEP)
PEP is a national reproductive justice organization that works to engage and inform organizations, young women, transgender and gender non-conforming young people, ages 16-25, especially those whose voices are not heard in spaces where sexual and reproductive health and rights are addressed. They do this through action research, leadership development, movement building, raising unheard voices, and changing the conversation.
National Advocates for Pregnant Women
National Advocates for Pregnant Women seeks to protect the rights and human dignity of all women, particularly pregnant and parenting women and those who are most vulnerable including low income women, women of color and drug-using women.
Exhale creates a social climate where each person's unique experience with abortion is supported, respected and free from stigma. Exhale provides services, training, and education to empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve post-abortion health and well-being.
Backline is dedicated to addressing the broad range of experiences and emotions surrounding pregnancy, parenting, adoption, and abortion. Their vision is of a society in which pregnancy options are discussed with openness, honesty, and the deepest respect for reproductive justice.
The Abortion Access Project is committed to access to safe abortion for all women in the U.S. We believe that by being clearly focused on abortion within the context of our broader values we will make a significant contribution to women’s health and autonomy.
A go-to website for anything related to women and reproductive justice. Not only does Feministing offer their own perspectives on the issues, they link to other must-read blogs and articles.
A website by blogger, writer, activist, and doula, Miriam Zoila Perez. Miriam is a founding member of The NYC Doula Project. This blog offers a radical perspective on birth, doula-ing, and reproductive justice.
Fund Abortion Now
The National Network of Abortion Funds works to make sure that all women and girls can get the abortions they seek. We are building a movement, mentoring young leaders, and working toward a world in which everyone can shape their own futures and families.
REPRODUCTIVE LIBERATION RESOURCES
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