These Are The Worst Cities For Your Uterus

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Did your city make the list?

Whether you’re considering a big move or pretty content with where you live, it’s important to know about the city in which you will be spending the majority of your quality time.

And if you’re a woman, it’s especially important to know which U.S. cities are best for women’s reproductive rights and health overall.

The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) has just released it’s official report evaluating the 40 most populous U.S. cities on their policies concerning women’s health and reproductive rights.

The NIRH used several factors in its evaluation, including access to abortion clinic, healthcare coverage for the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, and funding for family planning and other reproductive healthcare.

So which locale is best for your uterus and reproductive health?

San Francisco, CA

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Unsurprisingly, San Francisco has been ranked as the number one city for championing its residents’ reproductive rights.

Other cities that are ranked highest on the list include:

Los Angeles, California

New York City, New York

And the worst city for your uterus?

Jacksonville, Florida

According to the NIRH, the cities that ranked highest were some of the largest in the country, meaning they have more financial resources, and are also part of progressive states that have historically championed social justice issues.

See the full 40-city list and their rankings below:

4.5 STARS

Los Angeles, CA

New York City, NY

San Francisco, CA

4 STARS

Chicago, IL

Philadelphia, PA

3.5 STARS

Seattle, WA

Washington, DC

3 STARS

Austin, TX

Boston, MA

Minneapolis, MN

Portland, OR

San Diego, CA

*2.5 STARS *

Baltimore, MD

Columbus, OH

Denver, CO

Fort Worth, TX

Indianapolis, IN

San José, CA

St. Paul, MN

2 STARS

Dallas, TX

Houston, TX

Miami, FL

Milwaukee, WI

New Orleans, LA

San Antonio, TX

St. Louis, MO

1.5 STARS

Atlanta, GA

Charlotte, NC

Cleveland, OH

Detroit, MI

El Paso, TX

Hartford, CT

Las Vegas, NV

Louisville, KY

Memphis, TN

Nashville, TN

Oklahoma City, OK

Phoenix, AZ

Richmond, VA

1 STAR

Jacksonville, FL


Where did your city rank on the list? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!