THE LATEST FROM WHOLE WOMAN'S HEALTH

How To: Help Women Reclaim Some Power in the State of Texas.

Governor Perry doesn’t trust Texas women. Do you? This year, Texas women were repeatedly demeaned, talked down to and insulted by multiple proposed bills. To add injury to insult, some of those bills actually passed! Maybe one of the most invasive, the Sonogram Bill, which requires Doctors to describe to women what’s on their ultrasound…
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Whole Woman’s Health Journal Entry: A Mother’s Support

This is a story that I recently picked up from one of our clinic’s waiting room journals. It’s the story of a woman and her mother, whose support is just phenomenal. We see so many supportive parents, who so perfectly illustrate the meaning of the word “family.” Mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers and close friends all…
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A Post for Dr. George Tiller

Two years ago today, news spread of Dr. George Tiller’s death. He was shot and killed in his church by a “pro-life” activist. A man named Scott Roeder was investigated and charged with murder. Today serves as a reminder to us and our staff of a few things. For those of us who knew Dr.…
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When the Piggy Bank Is Empty…

ABORTION RATE INCREASING AMONG POOR WOMEN, EVEN AS IT DECREASES AMONG MOST OTHER GROUPS After a day of phone calls from Austin women, I’d say on average that 7 out of 10 are in need of financial assistance for the procedure. About 5 out of 7 of those women are eligible. This means that about…
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If Whole Woman’s Health of Austin Had a Comic Book…

This is just too awesome to not share. Presenting the Wonder Women Superheroes of Whole Woman’s Health of Austin! One of our super-creative phone counselors over in the Austin clinic took some time to draw a little portrait of our Austin ladies. We <3 it! We hope you do, too. Happy Friday!
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