Since You Asked
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.
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.
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 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?
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.
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.
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. …
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…
Essure (a permanent non-hormonal, non-surgical birth control method) is no longer available in the U.S. – but many women still have the device in place, and a study of the device, mandated by the FDA is ongoing.
The Trump-Pence administration finalized its changes to Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, which have far-reaching and negative implications for transgender and/or gender non-conforming people.