reproductive health

Pelvic exams are ‘unnecessary’ for most young women, according to a new study. We had experts weigh in.

They told us when pelvic exams are necessary — and shared advice for OB/GYN visits

Amy Schumer opened up on Instagram about the struggles of undergoing IVF. She’s not alone.

I understand her pain and exhaustion

15 must-read stories on women and gender from 2019

The Lily’s top stories of the year

5 pieces of advice if you’re struggling with infertility this holiday season

Don’t be afraid to make Aunt Kathy feel awkward

PMS is ‘not normal,’ this expert says: Women need to stop putting up with it

If they follow this advice, Kirsten Karchmer says the majority of women can get 80 percent of the way towards their ideal period

These states let you pick up birth control with your groceries. Why aren’t people doing it?

No one used to get their flu shot at the pharmacy — but now that’s normal. The same might happen with birth control.

The menopause guide for all ages

It’s an inevitable part of life. Here’s what to know, plus recommendations for women going through it.

Hormonal birth control is a ‘guessing game.’ You’re not making up the side effects.

We heard from 85 women with a range of experiences

All my life, I’ve been teased for using pads instead of tampons. But it’s more common than you think.

What’s more, some people with periods don’t have a choice

The Supreme Court will review the ruling on a restrictive Louisiana abortion law

Clinic owners said the effect of the law would be to close most of the state’s abortion clinics, leaving only one doctor eligible to perform the procedure