Evita Almassi

Can Using a Menstrual Cup Help You Get Pregnant?

By Evita Almassi | Apr 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Can Using a Menstrual Cup Help You Get Pregnant?

A new method for improving your chances of getting pregnant has been floating around parenting and TTC (trying to conceive) blogs recently: using a menstrual cup.

Does Birth Control Cause Abortion?

By Evita Almassi | Sep 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Does Birth Control Cause Abortion?

When asked about his dissent in the Priests for Life case, Brett Kavanaugh said that by filling out a form the employer did not want to be “complicit in the provision of the abortion-inducing drugs.” This rhetoric, conflating contraception and abortion, is used by anti-choice activists to intentionally confuse the issue.

NWHN Applauds Approval of New Contraceptive

By Evita Almassi | Aug 10, 2018 | Comments Off on NWHN Applauds Approval of New Contraceptive

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Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org or (202) 682-2640

Planned Giving

By Evita Almassi | Mar 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Planned Giving

The Network has been working to improve women’s health for more than 40 years–and thank to members like you, we’ll continue to succeed. The National Women’s Health Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and our Federal tax identification number is…

What Is a Uterus Transplant?

By Evita Almassi | Dec 12, 2017 | Comments Off on What Is a Uterus Transplant?

While having children is not a goal for every single woman, there are many women who would like to conceive and give birth to a child at some point in their lifetime. Unfortunately, sometimes there are challenges experienced when trying to conceive a child. Making it difficult, and in some cases not possible, for a woman to give birth to children naturally.

The Risks of Prolia As an Osteoporosis Treatment

By Evita Almassi | Dec 4, 2017 | Comments Off on The Risks of Prolia As an Osteoporosis Treatment

Prolia is a medication treatment option for people with osteoporosis. Prolia is a type of monoclonal antibody, which stops the natural breakdown of bones.

What Are the Risks of Hormone Replacement Therapy?

By Evita Almassi | Nov 17, 2017 | Comments Off on What Are the Risks of Hormone Replacement Therapy?

When an individual is physically transitioning as a transgender woman, they are undergoing the process to transform biological male characteristics to ones similar to a biological female. Hormone replacement therapy is a process common among transgender people during transition to help create these changes.

NWHN’s Take on Alex Azar: An Interview with Cindy Pearson

By Evita Almassi | Nov 13, 2017 | Comments Off on NWHN’s Take on Alex Azar: An Interview with Cindy Pearson

Answer:  The HHS secretary has a tremendous amount of power, and his or her leadership can greatly affect women. For example, if the person in charge doesn’t support the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they can cut funding for open enrollment, sabotage…

When Should I Start Getting Bone Scans for Osteoporosis?

By Evita Almassi | Nov 9, 2017 | Comments Off on When Should I Start Getting Bone Scans for Osteoporosis?

Age is not the only factor that influences our bones. However, women who are around or past the menopausal age are more prone to bone weakening, increasing the risks of osteoporosis.

Safe Abortion Options for Minors?

By Evita Almassi | Nov 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Safe Abortion Options for Minors?

With stigma, situational factors or personal opinions surrounding a woman’s right to make her own reproductive decisions, it can be hard for young women to feel comfortable sharing this decision with their parents.