About 800 people have contacted
Donations have increased, "but it is too early to tell by how much," for the local affiliate, said
"Since election night we've seen an outpouring of support on our social media properties and online from both new and longtime supporters, friends, and grateful patients through email, phone calls, and donations," PPNYC said in a statement.
Visits for long acting reversible contraceptive methods increased 33 percent in the week after the election and the organization has also seen 25 to 33 percent more calls each day from patients needing appointments.
"Patients are very concerned that they will lose their health insurance or lose their birth control access under a new administration," said
A wise-acrey online campaign to donate money to
Childrens' rights attorney Shirim Nothenberg, 48, signed up to be a PPNYC volunteer. While Nothenberg is happy to prepare amicus briefs and do legal research, the Park Slope resident would also escort abortion patients through protestors or stuff envelopes.
"Doing something makes me feel more empowered," she explained. "Each person has a role to play in protecting what we feel is fundamental," to the health of women and the health of the country, she added.
"I truly was inspired," to donate money to
"Were it not for him, I would not have made the donation. I'm looking forward to them sending him a thank you note."
When Brown was a teenager living in a rural area, "
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Politics is already affecting women's health care and their health choices, observed Dr.
"We had a patient who had a contraceptive implant for two and a half years," that was approved for three years of use but could last five years. "She decided to get it switched out now," in hopes the new implant "will last her through the Trump years," Prine said.
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