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More Women Are Choosing Low-Maintenance Birth Control

Sometimes good things do come easy. Like the low-maintenance birth control methods that are becoming more and more popular in the United States. According to the Guttmacher Institute, more women are u…

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Can Menstrual Products Mess with Your Birth Control?

By Claire Tighe. Ever since I got my IUD last year, I’ve been pretty much in love, especially when my period comes around. Yes, I just said that. Getting to use my DivaCup with my ParaGard IUD is p…

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Getting Charged for Birth Control? Look Into It

You know how we’ve been telling you that birth control should be completely covered by health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? That means no co-pays, no co-insurance, and no deductibles.…

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New Birth Control Hits Health Care Market

There’s big news for birth control around the world. Women in 69 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Central Europe may soon have access to an affordable new form of birth control th…

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The Girl’s Guide to Getting Emergency Contraception

By Bedsider intern Connor Davies. Bedsider has covered emergency contraception (EC) pretty darn thoroughly over the years, from the basics, to where to find it, to dispelling myths about it. But wh…

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The Pros & Cons of Remote-Controlled Birth Control

Developers at MicroCHIPS in Massachusetts are working on a remote-controlled implant that could deliver a daily dose of levonorgestrel for up to 16 years. Backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundati…

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How to Buy Your Birth Control Online

  Sure, you can find lots of different over-the-counter (OTC) birth control methods by stopping in at your local drugstore, Target, Walmart, or grocery store. But, there’s one place you might …

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6 Birth Control Questions Answered

You’ve settled into your dorm room and checked out your classes, but there is one more thing you need to do to start the school year right: make sure you can get your birth control! Now that you’re ba…

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4 Tips for Successful Long Distance Relationships

You’re here. They’re not. You want each other bad and all that pent up longing is enough to make you drive all night, catch a flight, or pick a fight just to release the sexual tension. Long distance …

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Men Denied Emergency Contraception at Pharmacies

The good news: Men are totally allowed to buy emergency contraception! The bad news: Some pharmacies still haven't gotten the memo. In the summer of 2012, researchers at Columbia University in New …

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about Bedsider

Everyone should have the life they want, when they want it. And until someone is ready to have a baby, we believe they should have access to birth control. That’s where we come in. Bedsider makes birth control easier. How? By giving you everything you need to find it, get it, and use it well.

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