Unpacking PCOS: Symptoms, Causes, and Management Strategies

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Polycystic ovary syndrome, commonly called PCOS, is a health condition affecting one in ten women of reproductive age. Yet, despite its prevalence, there’s a lot of confusion surrounding it. September is recognized as PCOS Awareness Month, which aims to raise awareness about the condition and improve the lives of those affected by it. The campaign… Read more »

Understanding Your First Period After Abortion

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Navigating the emotional and physical aftermath of an abortion often requires patience, understanding, and information. One of the primary concerns women have post-abortion is regarding their menstrual cycle. Understanding the complexities and changes that may arise during the first period after an abortion can help ease anxieties and offer clarity. The Abortion Process and Its… Read more »

Early Signs You May Be Pregnant

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Am I pregnant, getting my period, or do I have another health condition? For many women experiencing certain physical symptoms, that is the ultimate question. There are many health conditions, including just your normal period, with symptoms that can mimic signs of early pregnancy. The more of these symptoms you experience simultaneously, though, the more… Read more »

A Comprehensive Guide on Menstrual Irregularities

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Women worldwide share the experience of the menstrual cycle’s ebb and flow. Unfortunately, discussions surrounding menstrual irregularities are often quiet, despite their common occurrence. However, it is crucial to comprehend these irregularities, their potential consequences, and when to seek assistance. By equipping ourselves with knowledge, we can guarantee better health outcomes and overall well-being for… Read more »

Understanding Grief After Abortion

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Choosing to terminate a pregnancy is never an easy decision to make. Even when it’s the right decision for your situation, you may experience unexpected emotions you’re unsure how to deal with. If you’re considering, planning, or have recently had an elective abortion, you need to be prepared for how the procedure could affect you not… Read more »

How Men Can Advocate for Women’s Reproductive Rights

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When discussing reproductive rights and women’s health, the conversation usually centers on the women who are impacted by these issues. However, men can play an important role in advocating for change and supporting these causes! It’s time to shift our perspective and consider how men can support women’s reproductive rights. Understanding Women’s Reproductive Rights Firstly,… Read more »

5 Factors to Consider When Deciding Which Birth Control Method Is Right for You

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Birth control has come a long way in the last century. A wide range of contraception options are more readily available than ever for many women these days. You can take a pill, get an implant, wear a patch, get a shot, and even choose from different brands and variations within those options. While the… Read more »

Tips for Women Getting Their First Mammogram

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Mammograms are considered an essential screening exam for women’s health. They are one of the most accurate and efficient tools for detecting breast cancer in its early stages, allowing treatment to begin early and be most effective. For most women, they simply provide peace of mind that they are healthy. In previous years, the U.S…. Read more »

Unpacking the Legal Landscape: Abortion Laws in New York Explained

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Abortion is an incredibly touchy subject for many. It can be difficult to find information on abortion that isn’t polluted with biased opinions, so it is important, especially as a woman, to become familiar with the specific laws of abortion in your state. For those residing in the Empire State, let’s dive into the legal… Read more »

The Truth About the Morning After Pill: Here’s What You Need to Know

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Sometimes, you may do everything you can to prevent pregnancy, but something goes wrong; a broken condom, missed pill, or a brief, uncharacteristic lapse in judgment. Thankfully, women can find security and peace of mind with emergency contraception.  There’s a lot of information about the morning after pill, and, unfortunately, that means there’s also plenty of… Read more »