Posts Tagged ‘Affordable Care Act’

  • Birth Control (Should it Be Covered Under the Affordable Care Act?)

    October 8th, 2011 | News Updates, Uncategorized | ekrhp | Comments Off on Birth Control (Should it Be Covered Under the Affordable Care Act?)

    Many conservatives are speaking out against the public funding of birth control for American men and women stating that it will not decrease abortion, it will increase uncommitted sexual encounters, it is not preventative medicine, and it will prevent a generation of children amongst other things.  EKRHP was recently asked on our Facebook page to respond to […]

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  • Is Your Hospital or Care Provider Baby-Breastfeeding Friendly?

    August 3rd, 2011 | News Updates | ekrhp | Comments Off on Is Your Hospital or Care Provider Baby-Breastfeeding Friendly?

    This week is World Breastfeeding Week!  It is celebrated in 170 countries worldwide.  Why?  Because of the tremendous benefits that both women and babies receive from breastfeeding and having been breastfed. Breastfeeding does pose challenges, as does any choice when it comes to parenting.  However, most of the challenges of breastfeeding can be overcome with the […]

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  • Should Birth Control be Covered by All Forms of Insurance?

    July 21st, 2011 | News Updates | ekrhp | Comments Off on Should Birth Control be Covered by All Forms of Insurance?

    The Institute of Medicine revealed a plan yesterday to be included within the Affordable Care Act that would cover all forms of birth control as preventative care. Supporters of this plan site the increase in accessbility of birth control to low income women as a positive effect this plan will have throughout the US.  A larger […]

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