I took a course in sexual education during my senior year of high school. We discussed the consequences of unprotected sex, how both male and female parties should protect themselves against sexually transmitted disease, and how to prevent unintentional pregnancies. Standard.Read Full Story
A recent Guttmacher report on contraceptive use in the U.S. noted that a much higher proportion of married women (77 percent) than of women who have never been married (42 percent) use some sort of contraceptive method. So, it's no surprise that birth control is an important topic for many mothers.Read Full Story
Condoms are supposed to protect us during sex from both STDs and from unintentional pregnancy. But we all know there is nothing that is 100 percent fail safe if partners are not honest with one another. Luckily, two young teens have found a solution.Read Full Story
Though there are many different kinds of contraceptives out there to prevent women from getting pregnant, the most popular form of birth control for women is the pill. Interestingly enough, however, the birth control pill is not only a contraceptive; it is a form of medication. As of now, 100 million women around the world use oral contraceptives, but are these women truly informed about what it is exactly the pill does to their body?Read Full Story
Ring the freedom bell! The Obama Administration has declared that all FDA-approved birth control must be covered by your insurance provider! While this has technically been the case for years now, many insurance companies have been dragging their feet about it. However, now that the president himself has put his foot down, it will be much harder for them to hide behind technicalities.Read Full Story
What comes to mind when you think of birth control? Condoms, birth control pills and patches are probably high on the list, but those common methods of preventing pregnancy aren't what most doctors want you to use.Read Full Story
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