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Welcoming transgender and nonbinary patients: expanding the language of “women’s health”

Published:September 26, 2018DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2018.09.018
      In this article, we consider the impact of gendered language on our ability to provide inclusive care and to address health disparities experienced by transgender and nonbinary people. We posit that while obstetrician-gynecologists and others trained in women’s health are already well positioned to extend care to this population, we can improve this care through simple adjustments in the framing and language we use.

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