These Are the Only Kinds of Birth Control That Also Protect Against STIs

If you drew a Venn diagram to compare the kinds of birth control that prevent pregnancy and the ones that protect against sexually transmitted infections, the overlapping portion in the middle representing those that do both would be pretty small. While all forms of contraception are designed to impede pregnancy in some way, only a select few attempt …

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7 Creative Ways to Remember to Take “The Pill”

One of the biggest problems women have with taking oral contraceptives is remembering to take the pill every day at the same day. Oral contraceptives are most effective if you take them at the same time every single day. It’s a challenge to take any daily medication perfectly. In a study of young women using …

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Birth Control: Pros and Cons of Different Contraception Methods

Birth Control Pills Birth control pills are composed of hormones that prevent pregnancy. The pills must be taken daily. Pros: Has other benefits for some women besides contraception. It can reduce menstrual cramps, lighten periods, and offer some protection against pelvic inflammatory disease. Cons: Pill has to be taken every day at the same time. …

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Your Health and Your Birth Control

There are a multiple of different forms of birth control. From different types of pills to IUD and the ring, many options exist. However, not ever form is conducive to your personal health. What works for one woman does not necessarily work for another. Depending on the person, some forms of birth control can be …

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Taking Birth Control Correctly

  No matter which method you choose, it is important for women to take their contraceptives consistently in order to effectively prevent pregnancy. Here are some tips to keep in mind when going on a pill based contraception method: Beginning your regimen: You can start taking your pills at any time during your cycle. When …

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Types of Birth Control

As a woman, contraception is a subject that you may not be comfortable discussing. However, if you plan on being sexually active, it is very important that you learn about your several birth control options. It can be overwhelming considering all the choices out there, especially since each option comes with its own risks and …

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Which Contraception Method Is the Best Option For You?

  Even though the pill is one of the most popular contraceptive method, it may not be the best option for every woman. According to recent studies, many women have now turned their attention towards the IUD method, and experts believe that its popularity will continue to grow. It is important to know your options …

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Birth Control Methods: IUD

  The intrauterine device or IUD, is a common birth control method used by women. It is a T- shaped device, which is placed by a doctor inside the uterus. This device stops sperm from reaching and fertilizing eggs by blocking the pathway to the ovaries. In the United States, we have four types of …

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Birth Control Study

  Are you interested in participating in our clinical research study on Birth Control? This research study is being conducted to study VeraCept, an investigational intrauterine device (IUD). To participate in the study you must be between 18 to 40 years of age. Qualified participants may receive compensation for time and travel. To learn more …

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