Health care giant to close St. Francis Hospital Birthing Center on Dec. 23. Staff and patients see new hurdles for expecting mothers.
Catholics run one-third of Wisconsin hospitals, putting many reproductive procedures off-limits
A retired obstetrician says Catholic restrictions kept her from providing the best care to patients: ‘When you have a moral conflict like that, it eats away at you.’
Catholic hospitals often only choice for women of color in Milwaukee
Expectant mothers in Milwaukee County have a wealth of hospitals to choose from. For the county’s black and Hispanic women, however, the choice is often a false one.
We need your help reporting on religious health restrictions in Wisconsin’s Catholic hospitals
Catholic hospitals can refuse to provide certain types of reproductive care – even when doing so can be more costly, inconvenient or put a woman’s health at risk. If you’ve been impacted, contact us.
Rural Wisconsin communities seek paths to better health care future
Economic development is seen as one way to make communities and their residents healthier, while drawing and keeping doctors.