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The price tag on childbirth

The price tag on childbirth

Camila Martinez Rivera, Photo Team February 22, 2022

Growing up, something I looked forward to was becoming a mom — that is until I found out how much it would cost me. The average cost of giving birth in the U.S. is between $5,000 and $11,000. Giving...

Balancing motherhood and higher education

Balancing motherhood and higher education

Laura Thevaos, Staff Writer October 5, 2021

Trigger warning: sexual assault Jackie is a senior community health major at UTSA and she works two jobs. In addition, she is a single mom. Her son Joaquin was born April 24, 2020, right at the beginning...

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