reproductive health

Family

Infertility Isn’t Something to Be Ashamed of & We Should All Be Talking About It

Despite the fact that infertility affects more than 10 percent of women in the United States, it continues to be an issue that causes intense feelings of shame and embarrassment in women, who often at least emotionally, assume the burden...
Lifestyle

Planned Parenthood Sues Trump Administration Over Changes To Family Planning Program

Johanna Ferreira
The Trump administration has been trying to strip funding from Planned Parenthood since Donald Trump took office. It’s something that’s been on Republicans in state legislatures’ agenda for years. But Planned Parenthood is fighting back. The non-profit organization that provides...
Lifestyle

Interstitial Cystitis: The Painful Pelvic Disorder Your Gyno Isn’t Telling You About

Johanna Ferreira
I was newly engaged and living with my then-fiancé, when I was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis (IC), also known as painful bladder syndrome, a condition that causes pelvic pain, pressure or discomfort in the bladder or pelvic region. I was...