Healthy year alert: 8 keys to success in 2018 and beyond
National Women's Health Week is the perfect excuse to get on top of your health, in and out of the bedroom.
National Women’s Health Week is great motivation to make sure you have your sh*t together. There are a few things you can do that are really important and not that time consuming.
When my mom found out I was having sex (I repeat: “found out”) back in the day, it wasn’t an ideal situation. I decided to find out whether my experience was the norm by taking an informal poll of young women from lots of different backgrounds to find out how their mothers came to know of their sexual activity. The poll revealed that I’m not alone.
Here are 8 people who found life—and birth control they love—beyond the pill.
Here at Bedsider, we
love birth control. In addition to preventing pregnancy (hello stress-free sex life), birth control has been shown to have a bunch of [positive side…
Whether you’re ready for a one-night-stand, or you’re looking for something more consistent, here are a few questions to consider if you’re feeling a little nervous.
A few of our favorite reasons why birth control is a very good idea.
Birth control between boyfriends is smart just in case things get spontaneous.
If you're worried about the side effects of birth control—or if you've had a bad experience—here are a few things you should know.
When it comes to birth control, you’ve got a lot of options.
If pregnancy isn’t in your future plans, here’s what you should know before talking to your doctor.
We spend a lot of time talking about how to use the many different forms of birth control to choose whether and when to get pregnant. But what if you never want to be pregnant again, or even pregnant ever? You might be thinking about having your “tubes tied.”
Sep 05 2017
Transgender, cisgender, or gender nonconforming? Birth control can help you stay on top of your reproductive health.
Like cisgender people, transgender and gender nonconforming people are sexually diverse and may be at risk for unplanned pregnancy. Regardless of where you lie on the spectrum, it’s a good idea to discuss your reproductive health needs with your provider.
Jul 26 2017
Getting the snip gets a bad rap—but if you’re done with kids or never want any, don’t let rumors stop you from learning more.
Vasectomy, a.k.a. male sterilization, is often thought of as the “other” form of sterilization. Female sterilization is much more common, even though vasectomy is just as effective, safer, and costs less. Let’s take a closer look at this misunderstood method.
Jun 21 2017
It’s tiny, it’s super effective, and we promise it’s not a tracking device. Get to know the birth control implant, a.k.a. Nexplanon.
The birth control implant is a little rod about the size of a matchstick. It goes just below the skin in your upper arm. For some people, it’s the best birth control that ever happened to them. But others may have heard scary stories about the implant—and many folks aren’t even sure what it is.
May 23 2017
The pill is still the most popular birth control method in the U.S.—and it’s still the subject of all kinds of crazy rumors.
Even if you have first-hand experience with the pill, it can be hard to separate the truth from the nonsense. Here are the top 5 misunderstandings, myths, and outright lies we’ve heard about the birth control pill.
Apr 20 2017
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