Fertility

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Should You Worry About Data From Your Period-Tracking App Being Used Against You?

A 2019 study found that 79% of health apps available through the Google Play store regularly shared user data. The data could conceivably be used in a criminal prosecution.

Your Care
IVF cost and the price for fertility treatments

Even When IVF Is Covered by Insurance, High Bills and Hassles Abound

Only 15 states require insurance to cover fertility treatments

Access & Affordability
Kunttas Family

The Unicorn in the Room: My Infertility Journey Led to an Unexpected Discovery

Fertility testing revealed that I have a rare condition that makes becoming and staying pregnant difficult

Real Women, Real Stories
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Infertility Isn’t Just a Physical Journey — It’s an Emotional One, Too

Struggling with infertility can have a lasting effect on your mental health, whether your journey ends in a baby or not

Your Health
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What’s Hot About Menopause? Sex!

The big change can be a big plus in the bedroom

Menopause & Aging Well
Whitney

It’s Illegal — but My Insurance Company Refused to Cover My Birth Control

The Affordable Care Act requires insurers to cover birth control — but somehow my birth control of choice still isn’t covered

Sexual Health
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How Medical Technology Is Changing Health Care

What is it? Who’s using it? And how is it being used?

Science and Technology
Access to Contraceptives

Access to Contraceptives

Welcome to our online hub where you can learn about the importance of contraceptive access

Fertility
Tips for Choosing a Birth Control Method

Tips for Choosing a Birth Control Method

Wondering which birth control method is right for you? Get the facts to help you choose.

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Hormonal vs. Non-Hormonal Contraception: What’s the Difference?

Understanding the different types of birth control can help you choose the best one for you

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Lisa and her baby, 2021

Our Gestational Carrier Brought Us the Joy of Parenthood — and Friendship

When Kathleen carried our baby, she became a part of our family, too

Real Women, Real Stories
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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Birth Control

Learn about hormonal and non-hormonal birth control options

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Contraception Is Free to Women, Except When It’s Not

Despite the ACA's guarantees of free contraception coverage, obtaining the right product at no cost can be onerous

Sexual Health
Gynecology and women health

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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Can the Covid-19 Vaccine Disrupt Our Menstrual Cycle? Maybe — But It’s Likely Nothing to Worry About

Some women are noticing their periods are different after getting vaccinated. We asked OB-GYNs why this might be happening.

Prevention & Screenings