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Listen to Your Body’s Rhythms to Prevent Pregnancy Naturally

If a couple is not at the family planning stage, then they need to be talking about pregnancy prevention, which is more than just “pull and pray.” Whether a couple is advancing to the level of physica…


How To Use Barrier Methods Like a Pro

What do condoms, female condoms, the diaphragm, the cervical cap, and the sponge all have in common? They all literally put a barrier between sperm and egg. These barrier methods aren't as effective a…


Why Finding the Right Birth Control is Key to Good Sex

Not quite ready for the pitter patter of little feet? Turns out, birth control — when used correctly — does more than delay your dance with dirty diapers and midnight feedings. It also allows you t…


Still Paying for Birth Control? You Shouldn’t Be

On May 11th, 2015, the government released an FAQ list explaining exactly what insurance plans should cover in terms of preventive services, including birth control. Fingers crossed that this clarific…


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…


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.…


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…


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…


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 …


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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