reproductive health

Statue of the gynecologist who experimented on black women removed from Central Park

J. Marion Sims conducted studies on enslaved women without anesthesia

Tristan Thompson, take note: We have to prioritize the health of mothers. Women’s lives depend on it.

PERSPECTIVE | Consider the mental health of a new mother

This doctor was raised to believe abortion was wrong. He’s now an advocate for reproductive rights.

PERSPECTIVE | The moral hypocrisy was too obvious to ignore, he said

Let’s talk about endometriosis: 5 stories from everyday women to read, listen to and watch

The illness is under-diagnosed and not talked about enough

More states move to eliminate ‘tampon tax’

Some states are hesitant to give up the revenue

You can pick up your birth control at Utah pharmacies soon

The move makes access to contraceptives easier

I was determined to get a hysterectomy in my 20s. Now I’m not sure.

PERSPECTIVE | Cancer brought ‘unfiltered fear’ to my family

Male birth control pill trials show it causes a side effect that women have faced for decades

PERSPECTIVE | Will this latest family planning advance balance the scale?

D.C. has a high maternal mortality rate. Lawmakers want to know why.

It’s among the nation’s highest

Are my frozen embryos safe? What you need to know about the freezer malfunctions.

FAQ | It’s likely thousands of eggs and embryos were damaged