I did all the right things, took all the right pills, at all the right times, and still somehow managed to get pregnant on birth control. Oopsie, baby! I Got Pregnant While on Birth Control and Only Knew Because I Had a Weird Symptom is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Sick of your period? Skip it! If you're on a medically supervised form of birth control (i.e., pills), then "it's safe to skip or space [your periods]," said Dr. Stephanie Long, MD, with One Medical. She confirmed that if you're "on a form of birth control that's meant to be making those changes," then you can totally go without the flow. Show More Summary
The birth control pill is only 57 years old this year. It took more than 70 years from the time the founder of Planned Parenthood coined the term for what we now know as "the pill" to be approved and legal for all Americans to use. Here...Show More Summary
Hey, it's HighScalability time: We've seen algorithms expressed in seeds. Here's an algorithm for taking birth control pills expressed as packaging. Awesome history on 99% Invisible. If you like this sort of Stuff then please support...Show More Summary
The state protections vary, but frequently include provisions that require insurers cover a range of contraception, including birth control pills and long-acting intrauterine devices. The post These States Are Moving to Protect Birth Control Access as Congress Debates ACA Repeal appeared first on Rewire.
When I had six years sober, my husband and I decided to get pregnant. I quit the birth control pill and entered the darkest depression of my life. I wasn’t surprised when the test results came back. After three chemical pregnancies and one miscarriage, it […]
HAS ANYONE PETITIONED THE EPA TO REGULATE BIRTH CONTROL PILLS? Fish becoming transgender from contraceptive pill chemicals being flushed down household drains.
For Glamour, by Maggie Mallon. Thanks to a packaging error, women taking a popular birth control pill may have accidentally been taking placebos when they believed they were taking oral contraceptives. In an announcement made last month,...Show More Summary
It’s a question female addicts should begin to ask, and one we should demand be answered. When I had six years sober, my husband and I decided to get pregnant. I quit the birth control pill and entered the darkest depression of my life. Show More Summary
The U.S. Food And Drug Administration (FDA) is warning women across the country that they might find themselves dealing with an unplanned pregnancy if they use a certain brand of birth control pills – and the problem is all due … More » The post FDA: Birth Control Packaging Error Could Cause Pregnancy appeared first on EveryJoe.
What a jagged little pill.
BALTIMORE (KDVR) — A pharmaceutical company is recalling birth control pills that were distributed to wholesalers, clinics and retail pharmacies across the country. Read more...
Placebo pills were mixed up with active pills
The error potentially put women at risk of pregnancy.
President Trump is coming for our pill. He wants to make it easier for your boss to remove birth control from your health coverage. The new rule would amend Obama’s coverage requirements so that even companies with no religious affiliation will be able to deny birth control to their employees. Show More Summary
On the one hand, birth control is cheaper than a baby. On the other hand....JESUS!!
AS LONG AS YOU TREAT LYING ABOUT BIRTH CONTROL PILLS THE SAME WAY: “Stealthing” Your Partner During Sex Could Soon Be Classified As Sexual Assault. But how likely is that, since it would put so many women at risk? Anyway, this whole thing has the smell of a panic manufactured via dubious research.
Clue, one of the best period tracking apps out there, just added a new feature: you can now keep track of whether you’ve taken your birth control pills, and Clue will tell you what to do if you missed a dose. Read more...
Women who use birth control know that there are many options available, including the pill, condoms, intrauterine devices (IUDs) and more. How do you know which one to use? In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Megan Wasson describes birth control options and offers tips on how to determine the best fit for you. Watch: The […]