Harvard Calls Women ‘Birthing People’ Because ‘Not All Who Give Birth’ Are Women

Harvard Calls Women ‘Birthing People’ Because ‘Not All Who Give Birth’ Are Women

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by Benjamin Zeisloft
December 26, 2020

A Harvard Medical School department Twitter account referred to women using the term “birthing people” in a tweet.

To advertise a panel about “maternal justice,” the Harvard Med Postgraduate and Continuing Education account tweeted that “globally, ethnic minority pregnant and birthing people suffer worse outcomes and experiences during and after pregnancy and childbirth.”

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