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Contraception Options for Women Over 40
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Contraception Options for Women Over 40

Turning 40? Review your contraception options.

What Happens if You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control?
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What Happens if You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control?

Becoming pregnant while taking birth control pills doesn't seem to increase the risk of birth defects, a new study suggests.

The Pill Isn't Your Only Choice for Birth Control
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The Pill Isn't Your Only Choice for Birth Control

Birth control pills aren't your only birth control option; find out about IUDs, shots, implants, patches, rings and more contraceptives.

Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter
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Top 3 Birth Control Options for Your Teenage Daughter

Although teen pregnancies have declined among girls 15 to 17 years old, there's still room for improvement. Talk to your teenager about safe sex practices and the possibility of birth control.

Modern Birth Control Methods
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Modern Birth Control Methods

If you're still using the same form of birth control you were using a decade or more ago, it may be time for an update based on your current lifestyle and the options available. Here's a look at some of those options.

How to Effectively Use Your Birth Control Pills
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How to Effectively Use Your Birth Control Pills

Birth control pills are effective at preventing pregnancy if you use your contraceptives correctly and consistently.

Birth Control Options Chart
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Birth Control Options Chart

Not sure what birth control to use? Our chart breaks down the options to help you find the method that's right for you.

Vitamin D Levels May Fall When Women Stop Taking Birth Control
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Vitamin D Levels May Fall When Women Stop Taking Birth Control

Vitamin D levels may drop after women stop using birth control pills or other contraceptives with estrogen, researchers report.

What Happens if You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control?
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What Happens if You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control?

Becoming pregnant while taking birth control pills doesn't seem to increase the risk of birth defects, a new study suggests.