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If pregnancy isn’t in your future plans, here’s what you should know before talking to your doctor.


sterilization , provider perspective

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.”

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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.


sterilization , birth control, guys, myths, provider perspective

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.

Here’s what’s covered (and what’s not) under the Affordable Care Act when it comes to men’s sexual health.

We talk a lot about the awesome things that the Affordable Care Act has done for women’s health, including birth control coverage without out-of-pocket costs and other preventive services. Preventive care is important for men, too—so what’s covered for them?