Since You Asked

Since You Asked – Abortion is difficult to access in my state. What are my options?

By Adele Costa | Sep 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Since You Asked – Abortion is difficult to access in my state. What are my options?

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.

Since You Asked – Will we need COVID-19 booster shots?

By Kristen Batstone | Aug 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Since You Asked – Will we need COVID-19 booster shots?

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.

Since You Asked – There’s a lot of conflicting information online about the Delta Variant; what’s true?

By Kristen Batstone | Jul 14, 2021 | Comments Off on Since You Asked – There’s a lot of conflicting information online about the Delta Variant; what’s true?

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.

Since You Asked – What is the Women’s Health Protection Act?

By Kristen Batstone | Jul 1, 2021 | Comments Off on Since You Asked – What is the Women’s Health Protection Act?

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.

Since You Asked – What should I expect from Pride 2021?

By NWHN Staff | Jun 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Since You Asked – What should I expect from Pride 2021?

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

Since You Asked – Can the COVID-19 vaccine affect your period?

By NWHN Staff | May 21, 2021 | Comments Off on Since You Asked – Can the COVID-19 vaccine affect your period?

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 their periods, women across the United States are asking the same question: can the COVID-19 vaccine affect my period, and should I be worried?

How do I report something to the FDA? My doctor and I think I might be having an adverse reaction.

By NWHN Staff | Mar 24, 2021 | Comments Off on How do I report something to the FDA? My doctor and I think I might be having an adverse reaction.

In the rare case that you have an adverse reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine, there are multiple ways to contact the FDA. While the FDA does not always investigate individual reports, it is certainly worthwhile to file a report describing what happened to you.

Since You Asked – COVID-19 vaccine safety for pregnant and lactating individuals

By NWHN Staff | Mar 23, 2021 | Comments Off on Since You Asked – COVID-19 vaccine safety for pregnant and lactating individuals

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 pregnant people, and pregnant people are encouraged to avoid any medications that aren’t absolutely necessary.

Since You Asked: Ovaries – is one the same as two?

By NWHN Staff | Mar 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Since You Asked: Ovaries – is one the same as two?

Question:  I lost one of my ovaries due to a benign ovarian cyst in 2019. I’m having a very difficult time finding medical studies on the effect of losing one ovary on a woman’s long-term physical, sexual, and emotional health. …

Since You Asked: Hey NWHN – Would YOU Take a COVID Vaccine?

By NWHN Staff | Nov 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Since You Asked: Hey NWHN – Would YOU Take a COVID Vaccine?

This is a great question and, considering the political turmoil surrounding vaccine production, we’re not surprised it’s being asked repeatedly by reasonable people. The NWHN is pleased that the government is making vaccine development a priority, but as to whether…