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Birth Control and Weight Gain: Is there a relationship?

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Many women worry about birth control causing weight gain. Our ancestors struggled to get enough calories just to stay alive. But now, as we try to keep our weight in a healthy range, we look at all kinds of factors: … Continue reading

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Pamper, pamper, pamper– plus 9 other tips for falling in love with your IUD

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See the interactive slide show at the Huffington Post and vote for your favorite tip. You may have heard that an IUD can give you five to twelve years of never-have-to-think-about-it contraception. You may have heard also that, depending on which IUD you … Continue reading

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The Big Lie about Plan B–What You Really Should Be Telling Your Friends.

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It’s time, once and for all, to clear up the confusion about Plan B on message boards, Facebook pages, forums and comment threads. Tweet this: Plan B doesn’t cause abortion. It stops or delays ovulation. No egg, no fertilization, no pregnancy – … Continue reading

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Picture a Technology Revolution. In Contraception. It’s Here!

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Imagine a future in which a woman becomes fertile only when she wants to become pregnant. Accidental pregnancy has faded into history, and the thought of a child coming into the world unplanned is startling. In other words, in this … Continue reading

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15 Things Old Boys like Rick Santorum Don’t Want You to Know About Your Body and Your Contraception

Last month, the Associated Press distributed an article titled:  Birth control: Lots of choices, but confusion is widespread.  Good news: Even if you feel hazy or muddled right now, you likely have access to technologies your parents could only have … Continue reading

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