Abortion Pill

Consumer Health Info: Medication Abortion and Miscarriage

By NWHN Staff | Apr 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Consumer Health Info: Medication Abortion and Miscarriage

The emotional experiences of a medication abortion and a spontaneously occurring miscarriage may be very different. There’s no right or wrong way to feel! But the physical process, risks, warning signs, potential complications, and treatments are the same.

Let Women Get the Abortion Pill from Pharmacies

By Sarah Christopherson | Oct 6, 2017 | Comments Off on Let Women Get the Abortion Pill from Pharmacies

Medication abortion is safe and effective, but medically unnecessary rules block access — by design.

Is Medication Abortion a Safe Option to End an Unintended Pregnancy?

By Shaniqua Seth | Apr 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Is Medication Abortion a Safe Option to End an Unintended Pregnancy?

There are two abortion methods currently available: a procedure performed in an office or clinic, or an abortion brought on by taking FDA-approved medication. Both methods are safe and effective for ending a pregnancy.

Abortion Without Provider Involvement: Exercising Autonomy Beyond Partisan Politics

By NWHN Staff | Mar 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Abortion Without Provider Involvement: Exercising Autonomy Beyond Partisan Politics

The NWHN defends women’s sexual and reproductive health and autonomy against anti-choice threats that seek to undermine access to contraception and abortion care.

FDA Is on the Road to Getting It Right on Abortion Care

By Cindy Pearson | May 5, 2016 | Comments Off on FDA Is on the Road to Getting It Right on Abortion Care

I still remember how I felt when I saw the sign warning of potential traffic jams due to a special event at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It was early morning on July 19, 1996, and four NWHN colleagues and I were on the way to attend the FDA Advisory Committee meeting about mifepristone (known as “RU 486” or the “French abortion pill”).

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

By Shaniqua Seth | Apr 4, 2016 | Comments Off on 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

BIG News from the FDA Today!

By NWHN Staff | Mar 30, 2016 | Comments Off on BIG News from the FDA Today!

Today, the FDA announced major (and long overdue!) changes to the Mifeprex® (medication abortion pill) label.

Wishing Mifepristone a Happy 15th Anniversary!

By NWHN Staff | Sep 28, 2015 | Comments Off on 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.

Policy Facts: Abortion with Pills (Medication Abortion)

By NWHN Staff | Aug 13, 2015 | Comments Off on Policy Facts: Abortion with Pills (Medication Abortion)

Abortion with pills, also called medication abortion, is a safe and effective way to end a pregnancy by inducing miscarriage. When pregnant people visit the doctor for an abortion using pills, they are most often prescribed two different drugs, to be taken 1-2 days apart.

G Spots and Sore Spots

By NWHN Staff | Nov 1, 2014 | Comments Off on G Spots and Sore Spots

G spots You may have heard about the “friend-zone” (a platonic relationship where one person has unrequited feelings for the other), but here’s a new term: the “co-zone” — short for “condom-zone.”  MTV and Trojan Brand Condoms have partnered to…