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No, it doesn't affect your fertility

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patient-provider communications , benefits, birth control, health, myths, provider perspective, side effects

In my practice, I have heard from a lot of people about their worries and concerns about birth control. There are some really common misconceptions out there about birth control, and in celebration of Thanks, Birth Control Day this year (tomorrow, November 13th!), I want to clear some of them up.

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Why this hands-free birth control is so perfect for me

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patient-provider communications , benefits, birth control, IUD, periods, side effects, thxbirthcontrol

My journey to the IUD was a rocky one. By the time I was 27, I had tried various brands of the birth control pill, which I started when I was 18, but I hadn’t ever found the right fit. From forgetting to take it, to leaving it at home during a weekend trip, to having side effects including a low sex-drive and intense mood swings, I had major issues with that particular method.