Join Ms. and Learn to Take Charge of Your Own Reproductive Healthcare


They already got here for abortion. Now they’re coming after your contraception. Study to take cost of your individual reproductive healthcare and make choices to guard your bodily autonomy. 

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET, be taught every little thing you ever needed to find out about contraception, together with issues your physician may not even know. RSVP for the free event here. (Can’t attend the occasion in individual? RSVP anyway and we’ll you’ll want to ship you a recording.)

The dialog will characteristic Dr. Sophia Yen, CEO and co-founder of Pandia Well being, the one women-founded and women-led contraception supply and telemedicine firm. Within the discuss, Yen will define every little thing she thinks we have to find out about contraception, emergency contraception, durations, abortions capsules and extra. You’ll be taught:

  • the simplest emergency contraception choices (who know that inserting a copper IUD after unprotected intercourse might forestall being pregnant higher than Plan B?)
  • the significance of realizing actually who’s prescribing your contraception—what are their motives and their background?
  • the way to skip your period altogether
  • the significance of having abortion pills in your medicine cabinet for a wet day

… and extra.

This occasion is again by standard demand! After our first discuss with Dr. Yen, attendees raved, calling the content material “wonderful,” “excellent,” “instructional and interesting.” “My grownup daughter and I realized so much,” a reader emailed me.

Along with her function at Pandia, Yen is a board-certified professional in adolescent drugs with 20+ years of expertise. She graduated from MIT, UCSF Medical College and UC Berkeley with a MPH in maternal little one well being. She serves as a medical affiliate professor at Stanford Medical College within the division of pediatrics. She co-founded Pandia Well being as a result of she believes nobody ought to undergo from “capsule nervousness”—the concern of operating out of contraception and the stress of getting to acquire contraception every month. Her newest well being marketing campaign is to coach the general public about #PeriodsOptional.

Yen’s discuss will likely be moderated by Roxy Szal, digital editor at Ms. and a producer on the Ms. podcast On the Issues With Michele Goodwin.

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