Six years of abortion advancements in Atlantic Canada.
 The Coast. Online April 04, 2019

Hepatitis C Treatment Gaps in Prisons.
Impact Ethics. In press & online. March 29, 2019

With Jamie Burnet: Don’t remand pregnant people and primary caregivers.
Impact Ethics. In press & online. February 21, 2019.

Nova Scotia needs a JAIL hotline. 
Halifax Examiner. Online January 15, 2019.

Our Lunch with Angela.
Halifax Examiner. Online October 18, 2018.

Ultrasound “policy’ one of Nova Scotia’s many failing on abortion.
The Coast. Online September 27, 2018.

Nurse: We should support prisoners’ demands for better health care.
The Halifax Examiner. Online August 24, 2018.

For profit human donor milk in Canada?
Impact Ethics. Online August 24, 2018.

In Support of Breastfeeding.
Impact Ethics. Published online July 19, 2018.

Transgender Women, Breastfeeding and Drug Regimens
Impact Ethics. Online March 15, 2018.

Legal marijuana and necessary amnesty
Impact Ethics. Online February 12, 2018.

The Radical Nurse. February 6, 2018.

Human milk banking in Guatemala City: all for all
Impact Ethics. Online June 13, 2017

End prison segregation now
The Coast.
Online February 1, 2017


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Paynter, M.J. Medication and Facilitation of Transgender Women’s Lactation. Journal of Human Lactation. Published online March 6.

Paynter, M.J. Clinical Opinion Letters Regarding Breastfeeding and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome for Child Apprehension Family Court Proceedings. Journal of Human Lactation. Published online Dec 13.

Paynter, M.J., Celis-Hecht Mendoza, A.K. The Roosevelt Hospital Banco de Leche: Non-Profit Human Donor Milk Bank in Guatemala City. Journal of Human Lactation. Published online October 30.

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Paynter, M. (2018) Policy and Legal Protection for Breastfeeding and Incarcerated Women in Canada. Journal of Human Lactation. Published online March 27.

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Paynter, M., & Snelgrove-Clarke, E. (2017) Breastfeeding support for criminalized women in Canada. Journal of Human Lactation. Published online August 18.

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