New study finds that women who take oral contraceptives may be at lower risk of some cancer types - including cervical cancer - for at least 30 years.
Categories: Feminism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: A new metanalysis has been published outlining the evidence that oral birth control pills are safe and effective even for teens... (Read more...)
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
MALE REPRODUCTIVE AUTONOMY: The Search for a Perfect Male Birth Control Pill: Picking up a quest abandoned by Big Pharma, academic labs are using new technology to develop contraceptive drugs for men. This is one side of the coin. Artificial wombs are the other.
Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love says that though she's opposed to abortion, she's running a proposal to make it easier to get birth control pills over-the-counter. Love told lawmakers on … Click to Continue »
Natural Cycles is receiving lots of attention, but it's focus on birth control is not in line with Catholic teaching.
A new study suggests hormones can make women more susceptible to addiction, so could the birth control pill help with recovery? Hormonal fluctuations can wreak havoc on a woman’s body. From PMS to menopause, the ups and downs can trigger weight gain, depression, and exhaustion, […]
Elina Berglund's app will be the first in the world to be government approved as a contraceptive, putting it alongside the pill, IUDs, and condoms — in Europe, at least. "It feels incredibly exciting that there is now an approved alternative...Show More Summary
Birth control pill packs typically include a week of placebo pills, without any hormones. If you skip those pills and start the next pack immediately, you can skip your period. Whether you want to do this is up to you—it may seem weird, but there’s no reason to believe it’s harmful. Read more...
It sounds like a dream: opening an app instead of taking a birth control pill. Swiping and clicking instead of fumbling with a condom. But before you get too, uh, excited, it's not as miraculous as it sounds. This birth control app is called Natural Cycles. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! Anti-choice activist says birth control—including the pill and IUDs—should be illegal. An interview on the Women’s March in Washington last week took a bizarre turn when an anti-choice advocate told MSNBC host Joy Reid that birth control — including the pill and IUD’s — should be made illegal because they kill babies. Show More Summary
Anti-abortion leader Kristan Hawkins doesn't just want to save the babies who haven't been born yet. She wants to save ones who haven't even been conceived.
Raw Story reports: An interview on the women’s march in Washington took a bizarre turn when an anti-choice advocate told MSNBC host Joy Reid that birth control — including the pill and IUD’s — should be made illegal because they kill babies. Show More Summary
An interview on the women’s march in Washington last week took a bizarre turn when an anti-choice advocate told MSNBC host Joy Reid that birth control — including the pill and IUD’s — should be made illegal because they kill babies. Following a considerable amount of...
It doesn’t work to stop pregnancy like the birth control pill or an intrauterine device. But for teenage girls flipping burgers, sorting widgets or working retail, a bit more bling in the paycheck appears to reduce the likelihood of becoming a mother before her time. In an analysis that looked...
You may need to start paying for the pill again.
A careful medical look at Katy Talento’s statements regarding birth control, miscarriage, and infertility.
It's 2017, and by now, numerous studies have revealed the safety of the birth control pill. As Gerald Joseph, a vice president at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, noted three years ago, "although no drug is perfectly safe...
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If you take birth control pills and are sick of visiting your doctor just to get prescription refills approved, or you’d like to start but can’t find a doctor you trust, there is a better way. These apps and websites have your back. Read more...