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I Have Officially Beaten Teen Pregnancy

Contraceptives are easy, why are there accidental pregnancies? Why are you still getting STDs?

I, like most people, know girls who had children before they were old enough to finish school. 770 more words


The Birth Control Pill... The bad and the ugly

It seems that every time somebody has acne, cramps, or irregular periods, doctors want to prescribe us The Pill. Although important for preventing unwanted pregnancy, The Pill has  983 more words

Birth Control

Brazilian bill would require rape victims to undergo forensic testing to get abortions

A proposed abortion bill in Brazil would force rape victims to undergo forensic testing by a state medical examiner and report the rape to authorities in order to qualify for an abortion. 207 more words

Sexuality And Reproductive Issues

Lupin gets a go-ahead to market Blisovi - generic version Warner Chilcott's Loestrin tablets - in U.S.

Pharma Major Lupin Limited (Lupin) has received final approvals for its Blisovi Fe 1/20 Tablets and Blisovi 1.5/30 Tablets from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market generic versions of Warner Chilcott’s Loestrin Fe 1/20 Tablets and Loestrin Fe 1.5/30 Tablets. 91 more words


Pre-Travel Health Check for Girls

What a yawn-a-thon life can be at times, even planning a RTW, once in a lifetime, trip comes with its fair share of boring tasks. One thing you should never neglect is your health, no matter how dull a trip to the doctors may seem. 714 more words


One Thousand, Six Hundred, Eighty Days

I have menstruated almost 1,680 days in my life.  That is four years, seven months, and one week.

I was newly twelve years old when I experienced menarche (the beginning of menstruation).   800 more words


Tubal ligation

I am a young woman who lives in Ireland, and I want to have a tubal ligation. I don’t quite understand what’s so crazy about tubal ligation, and why whenever I mention that I want to get my tubes tied, people start speaking in hushed tones back to me. 481 more words