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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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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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On the Pill? Science Says You’re Basically Wearing Beer Goggles

If you fell in love while on the pill, but are now off the pill and find yourself less than thrilled, sexually, with that partner whom you once loved so deeply, there's a reason for that—and it's not …

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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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The History of Our Hero, the Condom (Infographic)

An estimated 2.1 million people were in infected with AIDS in 2013. Every day, more than 5,700 people contract HIV, the equivalent of 240 people infected every hour. Condoms are the cheapest and simpl…

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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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Welcome Back, Diaphragm! Caya is Slated to Hit the U.S. Market

Just when we were starting to worry about fans of this old-school barrier method, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it has cleared a new diaphragm for sale in the United States…

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