Women in their 20s and 30s are increasingly opting for contraception that can repress their menstrual cycles, a trend that’s opening an interesting discussion about why the pill is designed to mimic a normal menstrual cycle, and what skipping it means for future fertility. 320 more words
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Concerns about birth defects caused by the Zika virus have led governments across South America, Central America and the Caribbean to ask women to postpone pregnancy by as much as two years. 221 more words
This morning, as part of the national protest of Planned Parenthood, I took part in a protest outside a Planned Parenthood facility in Fresno, CA. We displayed signs, prayed the Rosary and discussed various related topics among ourselves. 237 more words
Cross-posted from The Hand Mirror.
By Alison McCulloch
Back in the 1960s, when the Pill became available in Aotearoa New Zealand, the New Zealand Branch of the British Medical Association (the precursor to today’s NZMA) decided it would be unethical for doctors to let unmarried women get their hands on it. 1,625 more words