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Five Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Getting an IUD

Tess Francke · October 17, 2019

There are many options women consider when exploring birth control methods. Here are the questions you should ask your doctor when considering getting an IUD.

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Can the Natural Cycles App Turn Your Smartphone Into Safe, Reliable Birth Control?

Carah Wertheimer · April 2, 2019

The Natural Cycles App, the first non-invasive, non-pharmaceutical digital birth control, sure sounds good. Available for Android and iPhones, the app is 93 percent effective at preventing unwanted pregnancies and can be used for pregnancy planning, to the tune of $99.99 per annual subscription.  There are no known side effects.

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The Female Condom Explained: Non-Hormonal Contraceptive

Ashley Lombardo · May 30, 2018

The female condom is similar to male condoms, and it offers many of the same benefits—but it can be hard to come by.

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