Steps to take for a safe pregnancy and delivery.
Women find that art helps them cope.
Outreach expanding worldwide to those with VWD.
Bleeding disorders bring unique menstruation concerns.
Social media campaign reaches undiagnosed women.
Screening and treatment can relieve symptoms.
Benefits for those with bleeding disorders and their families.
Bleeding disorders camps welcome and nurture girls.
Women push for mild hemophilia diagnosis.
Mild hemophilia diagnosis for women helps validate symptoms.
Women with bleeding disorders have more to keep in mind, but symptoms are manageable.
Regular Pap tests can help prevent cervical cancer
Study suggests VWF requires acidic environment to finish development
Because sexual problems are not often discussed in public, women with bleeding disorders can feel isolated and unsure where to turn.
For many girls with bleeding disorders, physical education class, exercise and sports are complicated by menstrual cycles that are long, heavy and painful.
Susan Skinner Memorial Fund Scholarship winners Danielle Schwager and Mallory O’Connor attended the 2010 World Hemophilia Congress.
VIDEO--NHF CEO Val Bias and photographer Patrick McMullan called attention to women’s bleeding disorders on New York’s Fox 5's Good Day show.
New NHF Board member Jill R. Birdwhistell, PhD, wants to educate the healthcare world about women's bleeding disorders.
Only when all women are aware of the symptoms of bleeding disorders can we achieve success—that’s the idea behind Victory for Women, NHF’s new women’s health and blood disorders initiative.
While men and women are equally affected by von Willebrand disease, in women, heavy menstrual bleeding is often the major symptom.