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Myeshia is a married, 34-year-old cis Black queer woman with a PhD. Two weeks after giving birth to her first child in a Southern California emergency room, things take a turn for the worse.
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Stigma around marijuana, especially among mothers, was a big challenge to overcome while telling reporting my stories for the 2019 National Fellowship.
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Fatima Navarrete, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: Marijuana Consumption During Pregnancy (Part 1) Marijuana Consumption During Pregnancy (Part 3)  
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Fatima Navarrete, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship. Other stories in this series include:  
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In a small clinic in Fresno, California, a gynecologist says the use of marijuana among his patients is not new. More than half of the pregnant women who come to his clinic consume marijuana. “At least, three out of 10 of those patients are Hispanic.
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Too often, a woman and her doctor have to guess whether a drug is safe, because very few studies have looked at the effects of medications during pregnancy.
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For weeks, a small salesforce has squeezed into crowded waiting rooms, cajoling doctors to give them just a few minutes of time for the cause of public health.
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Data shows children in Merced County are three times more likely to be obese than the average California kid.
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It's a shocking finding: A recent study finds only one in 10 moms on Medicaid who screened positive for postpartum depression had even one mental health visit after six months. What's going wrong?
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Research suggests an alarming link between a common drug used for valley fever and birth defects. The disease also tends to be more severe in pregnant women.

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