"Why do you take birth control?" That's the question Buzzfeed recently asked its female staffers. Their answers were all over the board, which goes to show you just how many reasons there are to be on the Pill, and how important it is that all women have access to … [Read more...] about 22 Women Share Why They Really Take Birth Control
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If you're like most of us, when you hear the letters "IUD" you think of either (1) something Saddam has been hiding; or (2) a birth control method that's equally scary. Well, it's time you rethought both of those. The IUD, short for intrauterine device, is a small, T-shaped piece … [Read more...] about Your Doctor’s Favorite Birth Control Method
Birth control slip-ups, effectiveness, and troubleshootingIf I'm on the ring or the patch and forget to replace it on the right day, do I need to use backup? I'm on the pill. Does my guy still need to pull out when we don't use a condom? Is asking my guy to pull out a reliable … [Read more...] about Birth Control FAQ
Yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of yeast, also known as candidiasis, in the vagina. Candida is the organism that causes a yeast infection. Candida normally exists in the vagina in small amounts, but sometimes it can overgrow, which causes the symptoms of a yeast … [Read more...] about Birth control and yeast infections: What’s the link?
With so many choices when it comes to birth control, how do you decide which method is best? In this article, we will cover the most common forms of birth control and discuss their reliability and safety. The decision to use birth control and the method of choice is a personal … [Read more...] about Birth control methods: What’s best?