reproductive health

And Just Like That … I Had a Flash Period

Are flash periods real or just TV drama?

What You Need to Know About Uterine Fibroids

Get the facts about this common condition

Ask the Expert: What Causes Painful Periods?

OB-GYN Dr. Mary Jane Minkin explains period pain

Why You Need to Advocate for Yourself and Create a Pain Management Treatment Plan Before Surgery

You may be taking opioids unnecessarily. A conversation with your doctors on your pain management options can help.

I Could Have Stopped Cervical Cancer With a Routine Test

As a new mom at 46, I let life get in the way of my personal health

Britney’s Conservatorship Is One Example of How the Legacy of Eugenics in the US Continues to Affect the Lives of Disabled Women

Britney Spears was forced to continue wearing an IUD under her conservatorship. Her story is one shared by disabled women across the country who are denied the right to make decisions about their sexual and reproductive health.

Study Shows an Abortion Ban May Lead to a 21% Increase in Pregnancy-Related Deaths

People who want abortions but are unable to get them can suffer a slew of negative consequences for their health and well-being

Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Birth Control

Learn about hormonal and non-hormonal birth control options

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your HCP About Birth Control Methods

Here are some questions you can ask to help determine which type of contraception is right for you

Hormones and Breast Cancer Risk: What’s the Connection?

How hormonal changes affect your breast cancer risk

Period Stigma & Health Risks

Most women avoid talking about menstruation, which can lead to delayed diagnosis and serious health complications

Normalizing the Period Conversation

Many people consider menstruation a source of embarrassment — and the last thing they want to do is talk about it. How can we shed our shame surrounding the menstrual cycle?

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Clinically Speaking: What to Ask Your Healthcare Provider If You Think You Have Uterine Fibroids

If you think you're experiencing symptoms of fibroids, these questions can help you figure it out

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Abortion Opponents Are Chipping Away at Reproductive Rights — One State at a Time

From administrative impediments to all-out bans, here's how several states are undercutting Roe v. Wade in 2021

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Periods

If you're unsure how to talk to your healthcare provider about your period, these questions can help guide you

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