Abortion

Nov 11

Election Reflection

This contentious presidential election has taken place in the context of an ongoing revolution for Black, Brown, and Indigenous lives, in a world severely threatened by climate change, an economic depression, and during a pandemic that continues to rage on. 2020 has been a difficult year for many, and we have all faced new challenges…

Oct 21

Miscarriage Myths

Early pregnancy loss, also known as miscarriage, is one of those topics that does not get discussed as often or openly as it should. This is because there are a lot of myths and stigma surrounding early pregnancy loss. The stigma and myths serve only to make people facing an early pregnancy loss feel more…

Oct 14

Voting How-tos

This upcoming election won’t be like anything we’ve ever seen before. Its outcome will determine the future of our healthcare, our environment, our reproductive rights, and our democracy as a whole. It’s more vital than ever for us, therefore, to utilize the political power vested in us by democracy and vote. Here are a few…

Oct 07

Provider Story Spotlight

Over the next 20 days, check in with RHAP’s social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) for stories and quotes from clinicians across the U.S. about mifepristone and why it’s a critical part of medication abortion and early pregnancy loss care. Here is an account from a family physician in Colorado about why they think it’s important to provide…

Sep 30

The History of Mifepristone

As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of mifepristone, we want to look back on the history of this medication and how it has expanded the options available for those seeking abortion care. French researchers developed mifepristone (also known as RU-486) in the 1980s, to be taken along with misoprostol for medication abortion care. Despite the…