Abortion with Pills vs. Miscarriage: Demystifying the Experience

In the United States, pregnant people are often culturally discouraged from revealing their pregnancies in the first trimester and may discuss their miscarriages or abortions with their closest friends or family members, creating a veil of secrecy and shame around a very normal part of human reproduction. Fake women’s health clinics (sometimes referred to as “crisis … Continued

Let Women Get the Abortion Pill (Mifepristone) from Pharmacies

In exciting news this week, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit against the FDA in an effort to remove medically unnecessary barriers and make medication abortion more accessible. Since its approval in France in 1987, scientists and doctors have known that medication abortion, also called abortion with pills, is a safe and … Continued

NWHN Applauds FDA for New Evidence Based Label Demonstrating Continued Safety & Efficacy of Medication Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shaniqua Seth at sseth@nwhn.org or 202.682-2640, ext. 225 WASHINGTON, DC — This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an updated, evidence-based label for mifepristone (Mifeprex®), a drug used to end an early pregnancy. The National Women’s Health Network commends the FDA for putting women’s health over politics and … Continued

Wishing Mifepristone a Happy 15th Anniversary!

At the Network, we love having a reason to celebrate – and what better reason than a birthday! Today marks the 15th anniversary of the U.S. approval of mifepristone – a day that deserves to be lifted up and celebrated. Mifepristone, also known as the abortion pill or medication abortion, is an extremely safe and … Continued