Women Bleed Too

Women and girls with bleeding disorders often deal with particular issues and taboos related to diagnosis, symptoms, access to care. In this session, an expert who works to improve the quality of life for women and girls with bleeding disorders will discuss essential information on the challenges of getting a diagnosis and accessing care and treatment. In addition, an affected individual will share their experience as a woman with a bleeding disorder.

Small Study Looks at Use of Epidural Analgesia During Labor in VWD Type 1

Small Study Looks at Use of Epidural Analgesia During Labor in VWD Type 1

A research abstract presented at the recent Thrombosis & Haemostasis Summit of North America 2020 Virtual Conference suggested that epidural analgesia may be a safe option for pregnant women with von Willebrand disease (VWD) type 1, provided clotting factors are maintained at certain levels.

Public Health for Women & Girls

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After a successful public health offering at NHF’s 2019 BDC, NHF decided to collaborate with several national blood disorder advocacy organizations to deliver two public health sessions for chapters and consumers. This session will address women’s issues in public health and was created by the National Blood Clot Alliance, Center for Inherited Bleeding Disorders, Cooley’s Anemia Foundation, Foundation for Women and Girls with Blood Disorders, NHF, and HFA.