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Women are comparing the potential risk of blood clots from vaccines to birth control. It’s more complicated than that, experts say.

The rare blood clot was reported in about 1 in 1.1 million vaccinations

A new law in Utah requires biological fathers to pay half of out-of-pocket costs during pregnancy

The policy falls short in addressing the burden of such expenses, some experts say

Can the vaccine make your period worse? These women say yes.

No published studies have examined the effects of vaccines on menstrual cycles

This little-known section of the stimulus bill could save mothers’ lives

More mothers die in pregnancy in the U.S. than in any other industrialized country

How to support loved ones during Sexual Assault Awareness Month and beyond, according to experts

Plus, a list of resources that can be helpful for everyone

First they got their family vaccine appointments. Then they started helping strangers.

‘It was finally a thing that was in my control,’ one woman said

49% of Republican men say they won’t get vaccinated. These wives and daughters are on a mission to change their minds.

Some are threatening to withhold family visits; others are opting for bribes

The pandemic has caused as many as 1.4 million unintended pregnancies. Here’s how that impacts women’s lives.

The pregnancies were a result of women not being able to access the family planning services they needed, according to UNFPA

Vaccine guilt is real. Here’s what experts say about it.

Part of the problem is varying approaches throughout the country

Young women of color are more likely to get covid than their peers. Here’s why that might be.

Gender disparities appeared for young people between the ages of 15 and 24