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Apple is finally offering native reproductive health-tracking features for the iPhone and Apple Watch.

Apple is finally launching a cycle tracker this week, and there’s a compelling reason to use it over third-party apps

The new Cycle Tracking app will allow users to track their periods, symptoms, and fertility windows without having to use a third-party app.
Protesters outside of Facebook's New York Office.

SexTech startups are protesting outside of Facebook’s offices, claiming the social network bars them from running ads

Dame Products and Unbound — women's wellness startups that sell vibrators — say Facebook doesn't allow them to run ads.
The humble menstrual cup is a safe, effective, and economical alternative to tampons and pads.

Your period could be more than 90% cheaper if you switch to menstrual cups, new research finds

A comprehensive new study found menstrual cups are safe, effective, and environmentally friendly alternatives to pads and tampons.

After just 8 months, the head of Planned Parenthood is out

Planned Parenthood has removed Leana Wen as president of the organization, after only eight months on the job.
Fertility clinics vary widely in their medical protocols, price, and more.

A fertility clinic is under fire after a woman gave birth to 2 other couples’ babies, but the scandal may be a symptom of a larger issue

There's no one government agency that oversees the fertility industry or that can discipline centers with faulty practices.
Due to a fertility clinic error, a woman gave birth to two other couples' babies, even though she was expecting her own.

A couple is suing a fertility clinic after giving birth to two other couples’ babies. Here’s how that can happen.

Fertility clinics should have multiple checks and balances in place to prevent misidentification, but errors are possible.
Olympic Gold medalist Hope Solo.

Soccer star Hope Solo, who was pregnant with twins, had a miscarriage and an ectopic pregnancy. Here’s what to know about the complication.

Olympian Hope Solo had her fallopian tube removed after an ectopic pregnancy, or when a fertilized egg attaches itself outside of the uterus.
Rep. Norma Torres speaks on the House floor on Wednesday.

Democratic congresswoman says she’s tired of hearing ‘so many sex-starved males’ on the House floor talking about a woman’s ri...

"It is tiring to hear from so many sex-starved males on this floor talk about a woman's right to choose," she said.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Ted Cruz just offered to work with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make birth control available over-the-counter

"A simple, clean bill making birth control available over the counter. Interested?" Cruz wrote, retweeting Ocasio-Cortez.
Abortion rights activists rally in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC in May 2019 and an inset of a screenshot from the "Don't Ban Equality" ad placed in The New York Times.

187 companies, including Bloomberg, Tinder, and Ben & Jerry’s, teamed up to slam abortion restrictions sweeping Southern states

Postmates, Slack, and Yelp were also among those that signed a full-page ad in The New York Times that said abortion restrictions harmed employees.