Tags » Reproductive Health

Courtesy of WHO

News Release

16 MAY 2016 | GENEVA | COPENHAGEN – New WHO recommendations aim to help health workers provide better care to the more than 200 million girls and women worldwide living with female genital mutilation. 655 more words


I'm Not a Baby Maker

One of the things that upsets me the most is when people ask me about whether or not I want kids in the future. No, I don’t mean on dates, but I mean just friends and getting to know people general. 387 more words

We Can—And Must—Meet Contraceptive Needs in Developing Regions

Investing $21 per user per year to meet contraceptive needs and offer quality contraceptive services in developing regions would result in 6 million fewer unintended pregnancies each year. 549 more words

Crisis pregnancy centres mislead women, report says

May 20, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News

Jane was pregnant and she didn’t want to be and she didn’t know where to go. 1,287 more words

Globe And Mail

Popular Pain Drug Linked to Birth Defects

Pregabalin, which is sold under the name Lyrica, is approved in the U.S. to treat nerve pain, including fibromyalgia and pain caused by shingles and diabetes, as well as for seizures. 403 more words

My PCOS Story

What is PCOS?!

Not to get too technical with you, PCOS stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome. Sounds kinky, right? I can assure you, it’s not. Boiled down to its core, PCOS means that an individual develops multiple cysts on her ovaries, which can lead to an array of medical issues.It is a syndrome that is not very well known among the general population, but it is something that (I feel) needs to have more time in the spotlight. 642 more words