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Features tagged with “EC nonhormal IUD”

Oct
22
Good for women, good for taxpayers, good for businesses... winning!

99% of women who’ve ever had sex have used birth control at some point. Doesn’t sound very controversial, right? Yet somehow a whole lot of folks seem to be “discussing” birth control lately—and they don’t always have the facts straight.

Worried about the environment? Ditching your birth control is not the answer.

We applaud anyone who wants to use an eco-filter to choose a method. But before you ditch your pill, make sure you have the facts right. And remember: Any birth control is better than no birth control when it comes to helping the planet.

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When it comes to birth control and weight, not all methods are created equal...

There’s a lot of talk about being overweight or obese in America and how it can affect health in all kinds of ways… but does it affect women’s birth control choices? The answer, as usual, is complicated.

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There are lots of reasons the best laid plans for using birth control don't work out...

There are lots of reasons the best laid plans for using birth control don’t work out: didn’t have enough money to pay for the ring this month, the condom broke, we’d had some drinks and got carried away…