Adoption Bias in OBGYN Setting

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As a black women with fertility concerns, my Asian OB-GYN, suggested I freeze my eggs or start planning for adoption. However, the doctor warned me not to get a black baby because they usually crack babies, and to think about adopting a Chinese baby.

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About This Story

  • When did this story occur? 5-10 years ago
  • Date submitted: 2021-02-02 12:00
  • Gender: Female

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  • In my story, people are: Treated differently, some are worth more than others
  • My story shows: People aren't heard
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