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Streamlining a Carrier Screening Routine Into Practice: Proactive Prepregnancy Planning

Prepregnancy carrier screening enables individuals and couples to learn about their reproductive risk and consider the most complete range of reproductive options versus waiting until pregnancy when choices become more limited.

Campaign Honors NPs Fighting to Prevent FASD

A social media campaign has been launched to celebrate all the Women's Health Nurse Practitioners, midwives and nurses who do so much to champion the prevention of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

Prevention of Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies

All sexually active women of reproductive age who could become pregnant and who drink alcohol need to be counseled about the potentially harmful effects of alcohol on a developing fetus.

PrEP for women: An update for healthcare providers

PrEP use among women has the potential to reduce new HIV infections by 61% (with ≥ 75% adherence), yet less than 10% of men and women who are “behaviorally indicated for PrEP” are utilizing this important prevention tool.

Biden Moves to Overturn Trump Birth Control Rules

The Biden administration Wednesday formally proposed the repeal of Trump-era regulations barring abortion referrals and making other changes intended to evict Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers from the federal family planning program, Title X.