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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.

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implant , myths, provider perspective

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.

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If you’re among the many folks wondering if now is the time to try long-acting birth control, here are some things to consider.

Health care providers are reporting an uptick in IUD insertions and interest in IUDs among young women has spiked. If it seems like everyone is either getting one or talking about how awesome they are, and all the buzz has you wondering if an IUD is right for you, you’ve come to the right place.

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Having epilepsy won’t keep you from finding fulfillment in love, sex, and family. But I get why you ask.

I didn’t know anyone else with epilepsy, and I wanted answers. I spent time doing research, interviewing different health care providers, and talking with other people who had epilepsy. Here’s the short version of what I learned.