The GOP isnt going to rip out your IUD (not yet). Theyre just going to make it insanely expensive and difficult to get.
Colorado pharmacists will soon be able to start prescribing oral contraceptives under a 2016 state law. The Denver Post reported (http://dpo.st/2mvMcO4) Monday that the law allows women to get birth … Click to Continue »
Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. We already knew that a repeal of the Affordable Care Act would likely result in restricted access to birth control and fewer choices in women's healthcare overall (at a greater expense), but things are looking...Show More Summary
The goal is to get more women better access to reproductive care by making it easier and more convenient.
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.
Many women want to stop their periods while in the field, but getting the means to do so can be difficult.
About half of Americans still have healthcare through their employer. The Affordable Care Act impacted employer-based healthcare plans, changing rules on lifetime limits and pre-existing conditions, birth control and much more. If the Trump administration decides to replace or repeal ACA, these benefits could disappear. … Click to Continue »
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
Women have found a novel use for fertility apps: turning them into a new form of birth control.
In her final state of the city address on Thursday, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito pledged her commitment to ensuring free birth control for every woman in New York City, despite efforts in Washington to repeal the Affordable...Show More Summary
Margaret Sanger opened the nation’s first birth control clinic in October of 1916, which would eventually evolve into Planned Parenthood. Whenever Sanger is mentioned, it is worth remembering that she was a proponent of eugenics (which some debate is decontextualized from the cultural norms of the time) and also that… Read more...
Family practitioner Katarzyna Jachimowicz refused to insert IUDs based on her faith.
Women in Virginia may soon be able to buy a year's supply of prescription birth control instead of a few months' worth. Legislation that would require health insurance companies to … Click to Continue »
Melinda Gates knows increasing access to contraception will improve the lives of women, children, and communities all around the world. Everyday Hero: Melinda Gates Pledges to Provide Birth Control for 120 Million Women by 2020 is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Revolutionary research will measure the fertility app's efficacy and overall performance for real women, and in real time.
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito wants every woman in the five boroughs to be given birth control if they want it.
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...
Meet the man who never gave up on bringing it to market.