Trying to Avoid Racist Health Care, Black Women Seek out Black Obstetricians

In addition to shared culture and values, a Black physician can offer Black patients a sense of safety, validation and trust

Pregnancy & Postpartum

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

My Parents Dismissed My Anxiety. Now I’m Helping My Daughter Work Through Hers.

By giving my child the tools she needs to thrive, the hurt child in me is finally healing

Real Women, Real Stories

Roe v. Wade Gave American Women a Choice About Having Children – Here’s How That Changed Their Lives

If the Roe v. Wade decision were overturned, women's control over the timing and number of children they have would be reduced or even eradicated

Access & Affordability

What Causes Miscarriages? An Expert Explains Why Women Shouldn’t Blame Themselves

About 15% to 25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies result in pregnancy loss. Feelings of guilt often compound the grief that follows.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

What Is Endometriosis?

Watch this video to learn about the symptoms, risk factors and treatments for endometriosis

Created With Support

Boxing Is Helping Me Rage Out My Grief After Losing My Pregnancy and My Father

When tragedy struck, my go-to exercises like yoga and Pilates fell short. Boxing was the unexpected perfect fit.

Real Women, Real Stories

The Link Between Gestational Diabetes and Diabetes

Having gestational diabetes increases health risks for you and your baby. Here's what you need to know.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Working as a Rainbow Doula Lets Me Be Myself

I love creating a safe space in the birthing room, empowering my LGBTQ+ clients and advocating for them during the birth process.

Real Women, Real Stories

Why the FDA Is Warning Pregnant Women Not to Use Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers

Here's what you need to know about the new warning against nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs after 20 weeks of pregnancy

Pregnancy & Postpartum