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Abuse by Birth Control Sabotage

About twelve years ago, I was working as a doctor in a clinic in California. A young woman came in and requested a pregnancy test. Her test was negative. I asked her if she wanted to be pregnant: ďNo.…

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Texas Bill Emotionally Blackmails Women Seeking Abortion

Here we are almost 40 years after the Supreme Courtís historic Roe vs. Wade decision, and legislators are still threatening a woman's right to reproductive choice. Texas lawmakers just passed a bill…

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An OB/GYN’s Thoughts On Abortion

Okay, Iím gonna go out on a limb here and write a post that literally scares the bejesus out of me. The other day, I was doing a podcast interview with Owning Pink blogger Stacey Curnow, and she…

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5-Day-After Emergency Contraception Pill Approved

Have you ever been raped? Did the condom break? Did you have a random encounter with a sexy stranger when you hadnít thought ahead to bring birth control? Did you forget to take your birth control p…

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Emergency Contraception: Is Ella The Answer?

In spite of widespread availability of effective birth control, half of all pregnancies are still unintended. And although "morning after pills" (or "emergency contraception") have been available …

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