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Women's Reproductive Health

Understanding Reproductive Health

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Don't take chances with issues as serious as pregnancy and STIs. Let's get the facts straight.

Reviewed by Lori McNeal, M.D. , | Gynecology, | Gynecology

The Basics
Birth Control
Uterine Health
Ovarian Health
Abortion

The Basics

The Facts About Women's Reproductive Health

From your first period to menopause—and everything in between—it's vital to know the basics.

Doctors discuss how reproductive health care can be more affirming for LGBTQIA+ patients.

In this exclusive Q&A, Kate White, M.D., discusses her latest book about embracing your body.

Nourishing two babies comes with its own set of challenges, but these tips can help.

Birth Control

The Facts About Birth Control

There's no shortage of birth control options, allowing for pregnancy prevention on your terms.

Contraception is often woefully under-discussed.

The side effects of stopping birth control do not include triggering autoimmune diseases.

This debilitating condition may be worsened by your hormonal contraceptive.

Uterine Health

The Facts About Uterine Health

Keeping the uterus in good shape is key to reproductive and overall health.

Understanding and addressing ongoing racial disparities in reproductive health care.

A new study of more than 200,000 women finds racial and ethnic disparities in mortality rates.

Sharing information about this common condition leads to earlier diagnosis and better treatment.

Ovarian Health

The Facts About Ovarian Health

Ovaries play a vital role not only in reproductive health, but also in your overall well-being.

Tiktok creators are taking to social media to show off their cyst-induced belly bloating.

Contrary to comments on social media, post-pill polycystic ovary syndrome is not a thing.

Hormonal imbalances can wreak havoc on your tresses, but treatment is available.

Abortion

The Facts About Abortion

Women considering abortion should understand the principal facts about the procedure itself.

Why we need more inclusion in the abortion rights movement.

Here's what the legislation looks like where you live.

What may happen if the Supreme Court takes away the constitutional right to end a pregnancy.

Complications

Preemies face unique health challenges, bringing stress to new parents. But you're not alone.

Tips for Pregnancy

Jumping under the covers might get your contractions started.