Is there a window of time that you should wait to conceive after you’ve stopped taking birth control? An Ob/Gyn clears up the rumor.
Whatever your reasons are for coming off the pill, you’re bound to experience a few hormonal and bodily changes as you return to your natural cycle. Not sure what to expect or be aware of? An Ob/Gyn offers some advice.
You’ve got lots of birth control options at your disposal, but how do you decide which is right for you? We give you the lowdown on the pros and cons of the best contraceptives.
An Ob/Gyn answers common questions about emergency contraceptives, including how the copper IUD works and the morning after pill weight limit.
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Weighing whether an IUD is right for you? Our expert breaks down the pros and cons to help you decide.
Taking the birth control pill raises a woman’s risk of developing a blood clot by two to four times. But, as a vascular internist explains, that the risk is still relatively low. Here’s what you need to know.
Are ovulation calculator and period tracker apps reliable as contraceptives? A gynecologist explains the challenges of apps based on fertility awareness methods.
Only 8 to 12 percent of U.S. couples choose vasectomy for long-term birth control. One reason may be old fears about this simple procedure increasing risks of prostate cancer. A 2017 study should end that debate.
For women who are hoping to avoid becoming pregnant, long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) have been around for decades. Recently, many states have begun mandating that doctors offer LARC at the hospital after a woman has given birth.
Toxic shock syndrome has declined significantly since the 1980s. It’s rare, but it is still a risk, especially for tampon users. Here’s what you should know.