Reproductive Health Technologies Project
Morganne works at the Reproductive Health Technologies Project as a Programs and Policy Associate.
In the world of emergency contraception (EC), August 1, 2012 also means one EC option just got a lot more affordable for many women.
The potential exists, down the road, of using emergency contraception, not only as a ‘morning after’ pill, but also a ‘morning of’ pill. But don’t ditch your regular or backup method just yet.
A new study found several toxic chemicals in 99 percent to 100 percent of the pregnant women studied.
I found that the products I am buying and applying to my body actually contain toxic and untested chemicals. Even worse, some of the most common chemicals in my products are linked to adverse reproductive health effects.
With spring here and Easter in the rearview mirror, you can’t help but think a bit about eggs of all types, among them human eggs. Amidst research on marketing of human eggs, I found this Latin proverb, “All life comes from an egg.” I find this sentiment a bit dated. Instead I’d like to suggest something a bit more up-to-date, “All life comes from an egg, but that egg comes at a price.”
The cervix is an important part of women’s reproductive health and lives. But we must understand and take action to prevent the threats to cervical health.