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More Than Half of Teens Are Having Sex and Most Use Birth Control – TIME

Just over half of American teenagers are sexually active, and most report using some form of contraception , according to new research. The study from the National Center for Health Statistics found that 55% of teens said they were having sex by age 18, and 80% of those teens used some form of protection during their first time

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Don’t let Trump restrict a woman’s access to birth control – The San Diego Union-Tribune

The Trump administration is preparing to take yet another ax to womens health care. This time, the president and his team are proposing a rule that would allow employers to deny women coverage for birth control based on their religious and moral objections. This is deplorable.

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Gillum wants state law so women can maintain no-cost birth control if Obamacare is repealed – Tampabay.com (blog)

Criticizing President Donald Trump's administration for wanting to "turn back the clock and take essential healthcare away from women" by rolling back parts of Obamacare, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum on Thursday will propose protecting women's access to free birth control through a new state law instead. As governor, I'm going to stand with women and ensure that neither the government nor their employer stand between a woman and her doctor in making the critical health decisions that affect her life. This is an essential part of providing better quality care and economic security and stability to more Floridians," Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee, said in a statement provided to the Herald/Times

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Fertility company launches Series A round through equity crowdfunding – BizWest Media

BOULDER An early stage company focused on providing health and fertility data for women is seeking $3.5 million in a Series A round and is doing so through crowdfunding. Kindara Inc

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Central Indiana couple helps Samantha Smith as part of their adoption process – WISH-TV

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) The hot wheels in the hallway and train tracks in the next room over are constant reminders of the love that makes Jon and Amy Rileys house a home. Theres 2-year-old Hadley and 4-year-old George.

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‘7 Little Johnstons’ Stars Amber and Trent Open up About Adding to Their Large Brood! – In Touch Weekly

TLC's 7 Little Johnstons may soon be 8 Little Johnstons! During last night's episode of the TLC show, Amber and Trent Johnston discussed potentially adding to their large brood. "Last week, I got notification of a two-year-old child with achondroplasia that is available for adoption in China," Amber said. "I really have the feeling that, you know, he should be a Johnston." MORE: Meet the Cast of '7 Little Johnstons' The Biggest Little Family in the World! Trent has some reservations, though, about having another child.

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37 Dogs Rescued From Blooming Warehouse: Several Ready For Adoption – CBS Minnesota / WCCO

June 21, 2017 2:02 PM MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) A group of dogs and puppies are being cared for at the Animal Humane Society after being rescued last week from a warehouse in Bloomington. Thirty-seven dogs and puppies of different breads are currently at the Animal Humane Societys facility in Golden Valley. Seven of the dogs are available for adoption, and the rest will be ready to go over the next few days

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Snowflakes Embryo Adoption program to celebrate 20 years – Loveland Reporter-Herald

By James Wyatt Reporter-Herald Staff Writer Dozens of families from all over the country will gather Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the local Snowflakes Embryo Adoption program. The anniversary festivities will include several presentations from 11 a.m.

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Why Fertility Treatments Are So Out Of Reach For Most Americans – HuffPost

Much has been made of the high cost of rearing children in the United States, and rightly so. Families spend more than $230,000on average to raise kids from birth to age 17 a figure that doesnt include the cost of college. But for the 6.9 million women who have turned to fertility services, the bills pile up well before they ever hold a baby in their arms

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What All Women Should Know About Fertility Preservation – Brides.com

It seems that almost instantly after tying the knot, you begin to be bombarded with questions about babies. While most of the time these questions come from a place of excitement and genuine caring, they can feel intrusive and maybe even offensiveespecially if youre just not ready or are struggling . Women who are in their mid- to late-30s may often feel that theyre quite literally up against the clock (the biological one, that is) when it comes to their fertility

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Remy Ma Standing Tall for Women With Fertility Issues – EBONY.com

Remy Maisjoiningthe likes ofher rapper colleagues and using her platformto benefit of the less fortunate.

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What Australian women know about fertility – Women’s Agenda

Partner content, provided with the support of Genea. What chance does a woman under the age of 35 whos having regular, unprotected sex have of getting pregnant naturally each month

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Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal – News …

By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The hot flashes and night sweats of menopause don't play out the same for all women, new research shows. Almost 80 percent of women do get hot flashes, night sweats or both during menopause, the researchers found.

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HRT Benefits Outweigh Risks for Certain Menopausal Women – MedPage Today

Action Points Hormone therapy is an effective treatment for vasomotor symptoms and genitourinary syndrome due to menopause among certain women, according to recommendations from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS).

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Women who use birth control could be fired in Missouri – The Daily Dot

In a vote furthering anti-abortion provisions in the state, the Missouri House voted on Tuesdayto roll back a St. Louis ban on employers and landlords from discriminating against people on the basis of reproductive health choices

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Activated charcoal might be messing with your birth control – Well+Good

Good Advice by Tamim Alnuweiri, June 21, 2017 Youre probably hearing a lot about activated charcoal right nowitsbuzzy in wellness circles for its reputed detoxing powersand itsvery Instagrammable, thanks to its dark color, making everything look kind of weird and exciting (hello, #charcoalicecream). And whileits popping up in everything from toast toskin caretopizza,a report in theInsiderwarns that you may want to stick to regular slicesif youre taking the birth control pill

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Offspring in Dutch fertility clinic row can access donor records – Yahoo Singapore News

"Donor children" speak to reporters at a court in Rotterdam on June 2, 2017 Parents and their children conceived through IVF treatment at a discredited Dutch clinic mired in a legal row can now access their records, the country's health minister has ruled. Jan Karbaat, the former head of the clinic, died in April leaving behind a storm of allegations that he used his own sperm, instead of that of a chosen donor, to father about 20 children.

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37 dogs rescued from Bloomington warehouse soon to be up for adoption – KMSP-TV

BLOOMINGTON, Minn.

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Tabby Town, Petco plan adoption expo – La Crosse Tribune

ONALASKA Tabby Town USA and Petco of Onalaska will sponsor the sixth annual Mega Adoption Expo on Saturday, a one-stop shopping event featuring a variety of rescue and humane organizations under one roof. The event will take place from 10:30 a.m.

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HRC Fertility to Hold Free Monthly Fertility Seminars – Pasadena Now

L-R: Dr. John Wilcox, Dr. Jeffrey Nelson and Dr.

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Cycle Technologies Finds Android Fertility App Users More Likely to … – Benzinga

Analysis of over 50,000 active Dot fertility app users finds significant differences between Android and iOS populations. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 20, 2017 Cycle Technologies, a developer of reproductive health solutions, has found a significant difference in how Android versus iOS device owners use mobile fertility apps

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Menopause Symptoms: Worse With Weight – To Your Health

To Your Health June, 2017 (Vol.

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Jane Looking Forward: The Debate On Intermarriage, Birth Control And More – Forward

When Abraham Cahan was editor of the Forward from its founding in 1897 and for much of the next 50 years, he could leave the newspaper offices on 175 East Broadway, wind his way through the crowded streets of the Lower East Side, pass by schools and synagogues and shops, and literally touch his readers.

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6 Birth Control Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You Were Making – Health.com

Between remembering to take the pill every day, forgetting to use condoms in the moment, and opting for the wrong types of lubricant, getting birth control right is harder than it seems. And then there are all the flubs you dont even realize youre making. To make sure you can count on your contraceptives, be sure to avoid these common birth control mistakes.

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State’s adoption czar spends first day on job in Capitol meetings – Kentucky Today (registration)

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. Kentuckys new adoption czar spent his first day on the job Monday in a meeting of the House Working Group on Adoption. Dan Dumas, appointed by Gov

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