Last month, over a thousand people gathered in Mexico City for the Global Maternal and Newborn Health Conference. Much of the discourse centered on improving health care for mothers and babies, as it tends to both globally and nationally in Read More »
A recent study published in theAmerican Public Health Journal found that New York City youth who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual were more likely than heterosexual-identifying youth to experience a pregnancy. This research comes at a time when many Read More »
Last month, I wrote an article about the challenges of navigating my sexual health in bedrooms and exam rooms as a queer woman of color. I had lots of questions about safer sex practices as a woman who has sex Read More »
Ancient Song Doula Services is a Brooklyn-based nonprofit that was created by Chanel Porchia, a mother of four, who wanted to provide positive and individualistic maternity and infant support services to women in Brooklyn who might not be able to Read More »
While the Affordable Care Act has significantly improved access to health insurance and preventive care, some important types of care for pregnant women were left out of the health-care reform law, namely doula care.
A new report from Choices in Read More »
Have you seen people you know post on social media about super cheap Plan B One-Step? Seem too good to be true? It might be.
Recently, social media lit up with the news that Amazon.com vendors areselling Plan B One-Step Read More »
Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) permitted generic emergency contraceptive pill manufacturers to sell their products over the counter. This is seemingly great news for increasing the variety of emergency contraceptives accessible to people who need them and Read More »
I’ve been giving praises for Obamacare, because for the first time in two years I have health insurance. I celebrated on January 2 with a long-overdue pap smear and sexually transmitted infection (STI) roundup.
Everything was going well, until the Read More »
Two years ago, one of my close friends recommended that I read bell hooks’ All About Love, and it literally changed my life. The book is the first installation of her trilogy about love and the intersections of race, gender, Read More »