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Millennials and Fertility Awareness: Where do we stand and where do we go?

Published on October 25, 2018

The following blog focuses on the core trends and characteristics of millennials (female and male) regarding health, prevention and reproductivity. Where do we stand and what are potential opportunities? The Millennial Mindset when it comes to health According to surveys, people seem to have become more proactive than they used to when it comes to …

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What FEMM is to me: Reflections from the African Continent

Published on July 19, 2018

Our greatest wealth in Africa is telling stories, we share a lot through this avenue where we are able to harness the power of the human mind and creativity. For this reason, I will share my FEMM experience as a story; I first met FEMM in 2015, when together with Vanessa, then an intern like …

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On Re-Thinking Models for Education, Medical Care, & Pregnancy Support

Published on June 19, 2018

Weronika Janczuk, a FEMM Teacher and staff member, recently introduced FEMM and its applications to pregnancy medical centers through her article “Ovulation as a Sign of Health: Re-Thinking Models for Education, Medical Care, and Pregnancy Support.” The article was published earlier this month in the Medical Insights Journal. You can read the publication here: JUNE 2018 MIJ – …

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FEMM Welcomes Providers for 2018 Medical Management Training

Published on June 11, 2018

The weekend of June 1-3, 2018, the FEMM Foundation welcomed a group of nearly 60 medical providers, including nurses, nurse practitioners, and doctors, as well as auditors, including medical students, FEMM Teachers, and others, for its annual Medical Management Course. These providers will begin a new era for FEMM referrals in states including Georgia, Virginia, …

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Steroid Hormones and Their Action in Women’s Brains: The Importance of Hormonal Balance

Published on May 28, 2018

FEMM staff – (New York, May 2018) Hormones (steroids) change women’s brains, and understanding reproductive hormones, from puberty through menopause, is essential to the management and care of women’s health. A new study by the Reproductive Health Research Institute (RHRI) outlines the importance of hormonal balance to women’s health, and its link to healthy brain …

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FEMM Offers Statement at 51st Commission on Population & Development (CPD)

Published on April 13, 2018

This year marks the 51st Commission on Population & Development (CPD) at the United Nations, and yet again FEMM has an opportunity to offer a statement with regards to the place of women’s education and healthcare in context of development needs. Find this year’s FEMM statement below. It was delivered during the plenary session by Weronika Janczuk, …

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