Maternal Health

10 Heart Health Facts Specific to Women That Might Surprise You  

By NWHN Contributor | Feb 14, 2024 |

The National Women’s Health Network Releases 2024 Policy Agenda

By NWHN Staff | Jan 24, 2024 | Comments Off on The National Women’s Health Network Releases 2024 Policy Agenda

Its issue briefs, legislative actions, and policy recommendations are a road map to true health equity for women across the life continuum.

The National Women’s Health Network’s 2024 Policy Agenda

By NWHN Staff | Jan 24, 2024 | Comments Off on The National Women’s Health Network’s 2024 Policy Agenda

Introducing the HEALTH Program Cohort for 2024

By NWHN Staff | Jan 23, 2024 | Comments Off on Introducing the HEALTH Program Cohort for 2024

Meet the five community-based reproductive justice organizations set to make national change this year as part of the Network’s elite training program.

Why Congress Cannot Pass a Spending Package – and How Women and Children Are at the Center of This Debate

By NWHN Staff | Jan 17, 2024 | Comments Off on Why Congress Cannot Pass a Spending Package – and How Women and Children Are at the Center of This Debate

If Congress passes the funding levels proposed by the House, as many as 2 million eligible parents and children would be turned away from the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program.

Mission Critical: Eradicating Health Disparities for Servicewomen and Women Veterans

By Evita Almassi | Nov 10, 2023 | Comments Off on Mission Critical: Eradicating Health Disparities for Servicewomen and Women Veterans

Servicewomen and women veterans were promised comprehensive health care, and the U.S. government has yet to deliver on this promise. They are currently shortchanged on contraception, abortion, mental health, maternal health, and menopause care.

Women Healers of Old: Witches or Scapegoats? 

By NWHN Contributor | Oct 30, 2023 | Comments Off on Women Healers of Old: Witches or Scapegoats? 

Ahead of their time, with real power over life and death. Women healers were pillars of their community in Colonial America – and targets when things got tough.

027: Birth Story of a Rock and Roll Queen

By Carter Ringo | Sep 6, 2023 | Comments Off on 027: Birth Story of a Rock and Roll Queen

What You Need to Know About Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2024

By NWHN Staff | Aug 18, 2023 | Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2024

Much is at stake for women, children, and abortion access this budget season.

025: Going All In To Save Moms – A Conversation With Brooklyn’s Health Changemakers 

By Carter Ringo | Aug 7, 2023 | Comments Off on 025: Going All In To Save Moms – A Conversation With Brooklyn’s Health Changemakers