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Why Hormonal Birth Control Is So Important to Women’s Healthcare

Contraceptives are used for many important health concerns beyond preventing pregnancy

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Why Access to Contraception Matters for Women of All Ages

Contraceptives help with many health concerns beyond pregnancy prevention, yet millions of women struggle to access them

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The Unicorn in the Room: My Infertility Journey Led to an Unexpected Discovery

Fertility testing revealed that I have a rare condition that makes becoming and staying pregnant difficult

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What’s Hot About Menopause? Sex!

The big change can be a big plus in the bedroom

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It’s Illegal — but My Insurance Company Refused to Cover My Birth Control

The Affordable Care Act requires insurers to cover birth control — but somehow my birth control of choice still isn’t covered

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Tips for Choosing a Birth Control Method

Wondering which birth control method is right for you? Get the facts to help you choose.

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Hormonal vs. Non-Hormonal Contraception: What’s the Difference?

Understanding the different types of birth control can help you choose the best one for you

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Birth Control

Learn about hormonal and non-hormonal birth control options

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your HCP About Birth Control Methods

Here are some questions you can ask to help determine which type of contraception is right for you

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Contraception Is Free to Women, Except When It’s Not

Despite the ACA's guarantees of free contraception coverage, obtaining the right product at no cost can be onerous

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How Inflammatory Bowel Disease Affects Relationships, Sexual Health and Fertility

Navigating the world of dating and relationships can be especially daunting for women with IBD

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Biden Moves to Overturn Trump Birth Control Rules

Trump era rules resulted in hundreds of thousands losing access to critical family planning and related preventive health services

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Your Birth Control Questions Answered

Despite the pill’s popularity, many women still wonder: What’s the best type to take? How effective is it? Read on for answers to your most pressing questions.

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De-Bunking Myths About Birth Control

It can be tough to know what’s true and what’s not. How to know the difference between fact or hype? Read on for some birth control myth busters.

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Questions to Ask a Healthcare Professional If You Want to Start Oral Contraception

Here are some questions to help guide your birth control conversation with your HCP.

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