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Can Getting Pregnant on the Pill Hurt Your Baby?

Post by Stephanie Booth. You're pregnant. (Hooray!) But you were still on the birth control pill when you found out. (Oh no.) Relax. You're probably worried about what risks there might be to your baby. Otherwise, you wouldn't be reading this. Show More Summary

The new male birth control pill could be up to 99% effective!

Men! The responsibility for whether you have children or not could soon be completely upon you. According to scientists from Airlangga University in Indonesia, a male contraceptive pill derived from the plant Justicia gendarussa is '99% effective,' meaning

Big Birth Control News: Most Women Are Still Not Using the Best Method of All

Post by Maressa Brown. A new CDC study on birth control is making headlines for quite a few reasons, but one of the biggest takeaways is that clearly, women need a serious wake-up call! Turns out, women are using the pill over any other...Show More Summary

You Will Seriously Never Guess What The Second Most Popular Form Of Birth Control Is

What's the most popular form of birth control? The pill. What's the second most popular? Sterilization! Ha ha! No seriously, it is. More » You Will Seriously Never Guess What The Second Most Popular Form Of Birth Control Is is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Rick Santorum Is So Totally Running for President

Christmas comes early. This time out he's not going to focus as much on slapping birth control pills out of the mouths of sluts or attacking the marriages of couples whose genitals aren't as diverse as Santorum might like. No, he's going to reach out to blue collar workers... Show More Summary

Finally, Male Birth Control Pills

“Did you take your birth control pill?” It’s a question that causes many women to bristle, a recurring reminder that the brunt of the responsibility falls on them to prevent pregnancy. It’s a lopsided arrangement, to be sure, but researchers...Show More Summary

Why Can’t I Have Sex If I Donate Eggs?

Reader Karen S. from Atlanta, Georgia writes: I’m looking to donate my eggs, but I read on a couple web sites that egg donors can’t have sex when they’re donating. I understand why they don’t want me taking birth control pills or hormonal...Show More Summary

New male birth control is expected to hit the market in 2017

Parsemus Foundation is working on a male version of the pill named Vasalgel that is expected to hit the market in 2017.

We're Just Three Years Away From Male Birth Control (Again)

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

For guys, birth control options are pretty limited, and f or years we've been promised a male version of the pill—some reversible process that will protect against the threat of offspring that's not as permanent as a vasectomy. This new injectable gel, however, has already proven nearly foolproof (in baboons at least) and could hit market within two years. Read more...

What Will Going Off the Pill Do to My Body?

3 weeks agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

Between reports of health complications and more women thinking about IUDs, you might be considering a break from birth control pills. If you're concerned about what this change will do to your body, here's some information and advice...Show More Summary

There's some evidence that birth control pills mute a woman's natural urge toward a man who is "objectively good-looking... by evolutionary standards."

They took 2 sets of women who were on birth control pills when they chose their male partners. Group 1 had objectively good-looking men, and Group 2 had objectively not-so-good-looking men. They stopped the birth control pills, and supposedly the women in Group 2 became less attracted to the men, but the women in Group 1 did not. Show More Summary

Birth-Control Pills May Turn Your 5 Boyfriend Into an 8

4 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Women have been saying for a long time that the pill does more than keep us baby-free. Some side effects of hormonal birth control are nice, like what it does to your skin and your boobs. And some are not-so-nice, like the thing where it makes you not even want... More »

Woman on Birth Control Pill Beats Odds and Delivers Triplets

Christie Fletcher wasn’t planning on having a baby, let alone three. Especially since she was on the pill. But that’s exactly what happened to this now mom of four. The post Woman on Birth Control Pill Beats Odds and Delivers Triplets appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

You Like “Ugly” Guys More When You’re On The Pill

Uh oh. A new study from Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (sounds fancy), recently discovered that women who start or stop taking birth control while they’re in a relationship experience a decrease in sexual satisfaction… especially if their boyfriends or husbands are uggos. Looks like meeting the love of your life while taking [...]

OTC birth control pills: Let’s replace politics with science

I’ve waited to address this sensitive topic until after the midterm elections, when political slogans such as the phony “war on women” and trumped-up threats to religious liberty were discarded like so many campaign posters. It was curious...Show More Summary

Contraceptives Suppress Facial Attractiveness

last monthOdd : FuturePundit

From the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS): Birth control pills alter how women's minds measure facial attractiveness in their men. Hormonal contraceptives (HCs) are believed to suppress biological processes associated...Show More Summary

Horny Old Hippo Probably Skipped Her Birth Control, Has Surprise Baby

The Los Angeles Zoo has its' first brand new baby hippo in 26 years thanks to sneaky 10-year-old hippo Mara, who totally skipped her birth control pills and did it with a young, hot hippo named Adhama. Mara went in to surprise labor on Halloween. Trick! Read more...

Ariz. schools ordered to remove page in biology book with ‘morning after’ pill section

A school board in Arizona has voted to remove a section in a high school biology book because it includes a factual discussion about varying methods of birth control, including the “morning after” pill that can end a pregnancy. What does “remove” mean? The Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board left it to the district’s high […]

Ariz. schools ordered to remove page in biology book with ‘morning after’ pill section

A school board in Arizona has voted to remove a section in a high school biology book because it includes a factual discussion about varying methods of birth control, including the “morning after” pill that can end a pregnancy. What does “remove” mean? The Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board left it to the district’s high […]

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