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my bc hunt

So… I’ve spent the last year on a hunt for the perfect birth control pill. I was tired of my crazy pms getting worse and worse and worse. 199 more words

June 23

1960: Mestranol/norethynodrel (trade name Enovid and Enavid ) is approved for use as a contraceptive. Mestranol is a synthetic, steroidal estrogen and norethynodrel is a steroidal progestin making this the first combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP) to be approved. 543 more words


Contraceptives vs. TRO

“An ongoing debate about the recent Temporary Restraining Order of the Supreme Court has made women who take contraceptives alarmed due to the shortage in the market. 525 more words


Tanzania’s president won't let pregnant girls come back to school

Tanzania has promised to build a nation where everyone should have the opportunity to get a high school diploma, except if you’re a pregnant teenage girl. 418 more words

Birth Control: A Guide to Female Reproductive Health

The topic of contraception and reproductive health is often considered taboo because it relates to female sexuality. It also seems as if the subject has been disappearing from the global health agenda, which should be alarming since it concerns most females, who, according to Ronald Fisher’s sex ratio, consist of about 50% of the… 878 more words

Teens are still having sex, most use contraception

(CNN) — American teens’ sex habits and contraceptive use haven’t changed much over the past decade, according to a new report from the National Survey of Family Growth, which is administered by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 559 more words


How to Protect Gums While on Birth Control

For those that take oral contraceptives, sometimes it can affect gum health. You can get with your Kennewick dentist about it, but you might wonder if there are other things you can do, and if there are ways to protect the gums. 673 more words

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