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Natazia

Natazia is a four-phase birth control pill made up of estradiol valerate and dienogest. Its FDA-approved for helping with heavy periods. Here's the scoop as to what makes Natazia so different.

Yaz

Yaz is a birth control pill that is also FDA-approved to help treat PMDD and moderate acne. Find out more about Yaz side effects, Yaz costs, how to buy Yaz as well as where to get a Yaz coupon.

Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo

Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo is a triphasic, lower hormone birth control pill designed to more naturally mimic your monthly cycle. Curious to learn more about Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo?

Pregnancy Clinics: Services and Agendas

Are you seeking pregnancy help? Dealing with an unplanned pregnancy can be confusing. When choosing a pregnancy clinic, make sure you understand the services it provides. Find a medically-licensed pregnancy clinic that will inform you of all of your pregnancy options.

Blood Pregnancy Tests

Information about blood pregnancy tests. Pregnancy tests detect the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone in the blood. Learn what to expect from a blood pregnancy tests. The differences between quantitative and qualitative blood tests are explained as well as how blood pregnancy tests compare to home pregnancy or urine tests. The accuracy of blood pregnancy tests is also explored.

Pregnancy Support and Options

Dealing with an unplanned pregnancy? Make sure to get unbiased pregnancy support. Here is accurate and unbiased information about your pregnancy options.

Myths About Sex Under Water and Misconceptions About Jacuzzis and Hot Tubs

Is sex under water safe? Having water sex requires planning ahead of time, since birth control that contain spermicide are not suitable for intercourse in the sea, pool, hot tub or bathtub. Can a woman become pregnant during under water sex? Learn myths about sex under water and common misconceptions about sex in Jacuzzis or hot tubs.

Combination Birth Control Pills

Combination birth control pills have both estrogen and progestin. Learn all about the different brands of combination birth control pills, how they work, available pack sizes - everything you need to know!

NuvaRing

What is NuvaRing? Wondering about NuvaRing side effects, advantages, effectiveness and cost? Find out what you need to know about this birth control method.

Jelly Lubricant: Wet Gellee

Wet Gellee is a thick jelly lubricant with staying power. Is this water-based and stain-free personal lubricant the right choice for you?

Next Choice One Dose

Next Choice One Dose is the cheaper, generic equivalent to the morning-after pill, Plan B One-Step. Lower your chance of pregnancy if you take Next Choice One Dose within 72 hours of unprotected sex or contraception failure.

Emergency Contraception

Emergency contraception (EC) can be used to reduce the risk of pregnancy after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure. Emergency contraception has been available for more than 30 years and is safe and effective. Learn about Plan B One-Step (morning after pill), progestin-only pills (Ovrette), and the Paragard IUD. Emergency contraception and Plan B One-Step effectiveness is discussed as well as how EC works, emergency birth control side effects and cost.

Implanon - The Contraceptive Implant

Implanon, a contraceptive implant, is a single rod inserted into the upper arm. An effective and new birth control method, Implanon (the birth control implant) provides pregnancy protection for up to three years. Implanon is hormonal birth control that slowly releases small amounts of progestin. The contraceptive implant procedure is simple and protection usually begins after the implant is inserted. Find out: Implanon side effects, advantages and disadvantages, Implanon cost and how to obtain.

Picabo Street Undergoes Essure

Picabo Street is openly discussing her Essure decision. Deciding to seek permanent birth control is a major decision. Women can choose between a tubal ligation, surgery that closes off the fallopian tubes (having your tubes tied) or Essure, a non-surgical permanent birth control procedure. If you’ve already decided that permanent sterilization is the way to go, the Essure procedure may be the right choice for you. Read Picabo Street’s Essure story.

Understanding the Female Body, Your Fertile Period and the Menstruation Cycle

Understanding the female body, your fertile period and the menstruation cycle. Learn about conception and fertilization. Find out all about ovulation, fertility and determine when do you ovulate. The female body has a definite fertile period and an ovulation cycle. Knowing about your menstruation cycle can help you figure out, am I pregnant? Learn when a pregnancy is considered to be established.

Adiana Permanent Birth Control

Although the Adiana permanent birth control method was FDA-approved on July 8, 2009 as a less-invasive alternative to tubal ligation, the Hologic company has discontinued its production and sales of the Adiana system as of April 2012.

The Today Sponge

Everything you need to know about the Today Sponge. And yes... this over-the-counter birth control method is available again!

Can I Get Pregnant While Breastfeeding? The Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM)

Can I get pregnant while breastfeeding? Learn how breastfeeding (Lactational Amenorrhea Method or LAM)can be an effective natural contraceptive for woman who have given birth less than six months ago.

Sir Richard's Condoms

Sir Richards Condoms come in four varieties. These vegan condoms are made of premium materials. Learn more about these condoms as find out how you can make a difference in a major global health crisis just by buying Sir Richard's Condoms.

Condoms

How much do you know about male condoms? Find out about condom use, types of condoms, condom brands, and where to buy condoms.

Sir Richard's Company

The Sir Richard's Company has a socially-conscious approach to making condoms. Wanting to use the power of business to address global health concerns, the Sir Richard's Company will donate one condom for every one bought.

Understanding the Types of Progestin in Birth Control

Progestin is a common hormone found in combination birth control pills. What is it? Learn the differences between progestins as well as the various progestin types. Information about the estrogenic effects, androgenic effects, and progestational selectivity for each type of progestin is discussed.

No Scalpel Vasectomy

A no scalpel vasectomy (or keyhole vasectomy) is a more appealing and less invasive vasectomy option for men. With quicker recover times, less pain and no incision, see how a no scalpel vasectomy differs from conventional vasectomies.

The Ortho Evra Patch

The Ortho Evra Patch is as effective as the pill but even simpler. Answers to your questions about the Ortho Evra once-a-week birth control patch.

Beyaz

Beyaz is a birth control pill that provides daily supplementation of folate (folic acid). It may lower the risk of having rare neural tube defects in a pregnancy occurring during Beyaz use or shortly after stopping. Beyaz is also FDA-approved to help treat PMDD and moderate acne. Find out more about Beyaz side effects, how to buy Beyaz as well as where to get a Beyaz coupon.

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