• Colorado women can face pushback when seeking sterilization surgery: “It's very demeaning”

    16 days ago - By Bésame

    Hannah Anderson doesn't want children.
    The 27-year-old Coloradan wants to be able to hop on a plane when wanderlust calls. She wants a financial cushion free of child-related costs. She dreams of dedicating time and energy toward fostering animals.
    Over the years, Anderson cycled through numerous birth control options - intrauterine devices and contraceptive injections - that caused her negative side effects and distress. A couple of years ago, when Anderson was sure she desired a child-free future, she told her doctor she wanted permanent birth control: sterilization.
    Anderson's doctor...
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