An Ob/Gyn explains the method of emergency contraception called the Yuzpe regimen, which involves taking a higher dose of regular birth control pills.
Studies have not found that birth control is associated with weight gain — with one exception. An Ob/Gyn explains.
Birth control implants are an appealing option for women who want long-lasting, low-maintenance birth control. Find out whether the implant is the right method for you.
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.
Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy
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.
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.
Why do women who live together have their periods at the same time? It’s a persistent story among women that doctors and scientists have worked to unravel. Find out the truth.