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My GYNO says I can't have an IUD. Is she right?

I hear this fairly often – women telling me they asked their GYN for an IUD (yeah!) and were told that they couldn’t because they had never had children. 418 more words

Evidence Based Medicine

Contraceptive pill blamed for death of 21-year-old woman

An unusual tragedy has struck a woman who had recently begun taking a contraceptive pill. Fallan Kurek, 21, was just three weeks into her regimen when she reportedly began experiencing pain in her legs and ribs and difficulties breathing earlier this month. 142 more words

Health And Fitness

Nightly news speaks more to Catholic Church about contraception than OB/GYNs. A lot more.

An interesting poster was presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Congress on Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) – National Network Television News Coverage of Contraception in the Era of the Affordable Care Act… 752 more words


Essure contraceptive implant coming under heavy fire

Thirteen years ago when the Essure contraceptive implant first hit the market, it held so much promise for women who wanted to prevent unwanted pregnancies. The device could be implanted in a doctor’s office in about 10 minutes and would result in permanent sterilization. 164 more words

The Catholic Church is correct in its teaching against contraception

Even though there are people who believe that the Catholic Church should change its teaching against contraception, the Catholic Church is correct in teaching that contracepted sexual intercourse is always intrinsically evil. 1,507 more words

Moral And Ethical Issues

Trends in Long-acting Reversible Contraception Use Among U.S. Women Aged 15–44

Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs), which include intrauterine devices (IUDs) and subdermal hormonal implants, are gaining popularity due to their high efficacy in preventing unintended pregnancies. IUD use was more common among U.S. 185 more words

National Survey Of Family Growth

A gynecologist sums up 2014

Another year of blogging has passed, 87 posts to be exact bringing my archive to 376 since inception.

It’s really interesting looking back to see what resonated with people and what didn’t. 1,021 more words