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

Sexual Health

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

Fertility

Without Ginsburg, Judicial Threats to the ACA, Reproductive Rights Heighten

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg puts Obamacare, abortion rights and brith control at risk.

Your Care

Heart Health During Pregnancy and Beyond

As you talk to your doctor about your reproductive health and other factors we typically associate with pregnancy, you should also pay close attention to your heart.

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High Court Allows Employers to Opt Out of ACA’s Mandate on Birth Control Coverage

The Supreme Court Wednesday settled — at least for now — a decade's worth of litigation over the women's health provisions of the Affordable Care Act.

Your Care

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.

Sexual Health

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.

Sexual Health

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.

Sexual Health

Essure Update: What You Need to Know

Bayer has opted to stop selling Essure permanent birth control in the U.S. at the end of the year, and women who are successfully using it have questions. Here are some answers.

Sexual Health

'Contraception Deserts' Likely To Widen Under New Trump Administration Policy

Federal policies that restrict access to clinics that provide women with contraception may mean women will only have access to clinics that offer few options and promote abstinence, or that have limited effectiveness in preventing pregnancies.

Sexual Health

Newer Birth Control Pills Tied to Lower Odds for Ovarian Cancer

New research suggests that there is a connection between birth control pills and a reduced risk of ovarian cancer.

Sexual Health

Taking Birth Control Pills After 40

For most women, it's fine to take birth control pills throughout their 40s and early 50s—and there may even be some advantages other than contraception.

Menopause & Aging Well

Birth Control Pill Tied to Slight Rise in Breast Cancer Risk

Newer versions of the birth control pill carry a similar increased risk of breast cancer as earlier ones that were abandoned in the 1990s, a new study reveals.

Your Health

Birth Control Side Effects That Aren't Normal

Many side effects of birth control are minor and often go away over time, but some are more serious and can be symptoms of a serious condition.

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