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Answer: The NWHN is here for you. You are not alone, and you have options. Read on for our go-to list of trusted providers and resources on abortion.

What happened, what the NWHN is doing about it, and how you can help.

The Women's Health Protection Act (WHPA) codifies abortion rights into law. Read on to learn more about the act, why it's receiving attention right now, and what you can do to help get it passed.

The NWHN applauds President Biden for excluding the Hyde Amendment from his budget proposal. But we must stay vigilant. The Weldon Amendment and the Helms Amendment pose similar dangers to abortion access.

Mayra Jacqueline Ferreira, who goes by Jacquie, will be stepping into the role on July 12, 2021.

The NWHN applauds the court's decision, but encourages the public to stay vigilant.

Grab your megaphones and your rainbow flags because Pride is officially back!

With 45% of the US population vaccinated, many individuals have turned to the internet to share their vaccine side effects. Some women have reported experiencing increased cramping and abnormal period flows after being vaccinated. With many individuals experiencing changes to...

The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org or 425-749-1886 The FDA announced that it is reviewing its restrictions on mifepristone, a medication used for miscarriage...

In light of the recent decision by the U.S. government to resume using Johnson & Johnson vaccines in the race to protect vulnerable people from COVID-19, we are struck by the disparity between publicly disclosed information about the J&J vaccine...

The NWHN is closely following the emerging information on the safety of the J&J COVID-19 vaccine. An unusual type of blood clot has been reported to occur in six women after they received the J&J vaccine. One woman died and...

Washington D.C. — As a national women’s health organization, we know that health justice demands racial justice. Being protected against racially motivated police violence is a health issue. This guilty on all counts verdict today is only one small step...

Late last night, the FDA announced that, effective immediately, both medication abortion and miscarriage patients would be able to access mifepristone via delivery from their providers or through mail-order pharmacies. This tremendous victory will ensure that patients and providers are...

The United States has a penchant for being different even when different isn’t necessarily better. Though midwives are widely recognized around the world as the primary source of maternal health care, they only account for 8% of U.S. birth workers.

Some pregnant and lactating individuals have reported feeling hesitant about receiving one of the FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines due to the exclusion of pregnant and lactating people in the clinical trials. In fact, most drugs and vaccines are never studied in...

We at the National Women’s Health Network are deeply concerned for the safety of our community members across the country as violence toward Asian Americans has escalated over the past year. We have said before and we will say it...

COVID-19 Myths Debunked

By: Kristen Batstone Deep Dive Articles,Health Info

As the pandemic persists, information on COVID-19 continues to evolve. The purpose of this article is to debunk popular COVID-19 myths, using accurate information rooted in science and backed by evidence.

After more than twenty years, Cindy Pearson announced today she is stepping down as Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. Updated: Feb 16, 2021

Endometriosis and uterine fibroids are two very common women’s health conditions that have a frustratingly limited number of treatments.

Board Nomination Form

By: NWHN Staff

THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S HEALTH NETWORK Board Nomination Form BOARD NOMINATION FORM Thank you so much for your interest in strengthening our Board of Directors! We depend on our supporters to recommend qualified and dedicated people to our brain trust of...

Become a Collective Champion

By: NWHN Staff

Become a monthly sustainer this Halloween. Skip to the gift form below, or read on to learn more about why your support matters now more than ever. Our health rights are being stripped away, and it’s scary.  This spooky season...

Answer: Yes, specific populations may need booster shots but there is not enough evidence to determine if all vaccinated people will need an additional shot to stay protected.

Answer: You’re absolutely right! The Delta variant has been making headlines since it first came on the scene. The NWHN has analyzed the information currently available online so you don’t have to. Here are the facts as of today.

Our New Executive Director Mayra Jacqueline Ferreira

By: Anthony Harris - Backbaud

New Executive Director! Thank you for your support as we write our next chapter, protect women, and save lives. Learn more about Jacquie Email Jacquie at jferreira@nwhn.org  Learn more about Jacquie’s vision for the NWHN in our blog Read up...

In the last five years, the LGBTQ+ community has endured countless attacks from Republican lawmakers and the Trump Administration - who prioritized religious freedoms over human rights. During his first six months in office, President Biden has spent most of...