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Saturday, July 16th 3-6 PM at the Iowa City Public Library we will be hosting a SMA Kit making event.

Below is a list of suggested items that we need for our Self-Managed Abortion Kit Making day. These kits are care packages for anyone who chooses a self-managed abortion. All care kits will be going to the Iowa Jane Collective, The list below is an altered list that comes from the Iowa Jane Collective.

Please come to the event if you are able, and if not please consider donating funds or some of these items below. 

  • Paper gift bag or reusable tote for packing items

  • Pads with high coverage/absorbency

  • Wet wipes/tissues

  • Allergen friendly snacks

Items for managing discomfort:

  • Heating pad

    • Make a small rice + sock microwaveable heating pad! 

  • Oral thermometer

  • Ibuprofen, Tylenol, or Naproxen

  • Electrolyte powders/sports drinks

  • Emergen-C packets

  • Ginger chews or Dramamine

  • Probiotics

  • Vitamin B

Bold denotes high priority items

Comfort items:

  • Journal + pens

  • Coloring book

  • Lavender spray

  • Cozy socks

  • Lotion

  • Candle

Herbal teas:

  • Red raspberry leaf 

  • Chamomile 

  • Peppermint 

  • Comfrey

  • Yarrow

  • Nettle

  • Dandelion

If you can not participate or donate any items, please consider a monetary donation!

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