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Because birth control isn't one-size-fits-all

I spoke to four plus-size women—Chaya, Sarah, Liz, and Monica—and asked them to be as honest as possible about their experiences with birth control, including what has worked for them and what hasn’t. They talked about the stuff that surrounds the birth control convo that we almost never hear about. Here’s what they had to say:

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Including 10 legitimate non-hormonal BC methods

Good news and bad news, folks. The bad news is that the following 10 groceries are NOT birth control:

  1. Papaya
  2. Neem
  3. Asafoetida
  4. Figs
  5. Ginger
  6. Smartweed
  7. Wild…
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New research looks at which of the oh-so-many period tracking and fertility awareness apps out there actually work.


fertility awareness , effectiveness, birth control, news, technology, get on top

Want to track your cycle? There are a lot of apps for that. But do they actually work? And are some better than others? We’ve written about period tracking and fertility awareness apps from a user perspective, but we’re happy to see the science community weighing in.