Abortion with Pills (Medication Abortion): Health Information

We know that abortion is an extremely safe and effective option for people who do not want to remain pregnant. We also know that access to safe and affordable abortion care improves economic, social, and health outcomes. Despite this, there is a lot of misinformation in the media regarding abortion. Anti-choice politicians conflate emergency contraception … Continued

Hormonal Birth Control and Blood Clot Risk

Combined hormonal contraception (CHC) methods are birth control methods containing the hormones estrogen and progestin. Tens of millions of people safely use CHCs—including birth control pills, patches, and vaginal rings—to help space births and prevent unintended pregnancy. All CHCs carry a small, increased risk of blood clots, though this risk is significantly smaller than the … Continued