Women’s healthcare

What every woman should know about her fertility

While sex ed classes cover the dos and don’ts of not getting pregnant, most women don’t get an extensive education on the flip side of fertility. Whether you know you want kids as soon as possible or you can’t escape your parents’ constant questions about grandchildren — or you decided not to have children altogether — […]

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Health, Women’s healthcare

5 ways to prepare for your childbirth

There are the cute pregnancy announcements and the doting baby showers, but while pregnancy comes with its joys, the thought of actually giving birth can make some women anxious, especially if they’re first-time mothers. Making a plan in advance can help you feel more prepared so you can relax your mind as your due date […]

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Women’s healthcare

The advances in women’s healthcare over the last 100 years

For several decades women have battled and continue to battle for equality — not just educational, societal, and occupational opportunities but for improved and increased access to quality healthcare. Over the past century, the battle to bring women’s healthcare to the forefront of the health industry has resulted in groundbreaking advances. Although, without a doubt […]

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Women’s healthcare

Is birth control covered under the Affordable Care Act?

Before the birth control mandate, many insurers did not cover contraceptives for women, which often meant they were unaffordable or out of reach. Since the mandate came into effect the number of women with out-of-pocket expenditures on contraceptives dropped from 21% to 3%. What most people understand about the mandate is that birth control became […]

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