Women’s health care providers are holding back when counseling pregnant patients about treatment options, doctors report pharmacists are hesitant to distribute some prescriptions, and OB-GYN training is diminishing for Texas medical school students.
BY SNEHA DEY AND KAREN BROOKS HARPER ,Texas Tribune
MAY 24, 2022
Teresa Kim Pecinovsky is terrified she will have a miscarriage.
The 38-year-old Houston mother of two children is in the second trimester of a high-risk pregnancy, but uncertainty about Texas abortion laws means that she — and her gynecologist — are worried about her access to proper medical care if that nightmare were to come true.