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IUDs: Explained by a Woman, For Women

I recently decided to get the Skyla IUD before health insurance under my university (now alma mater) runs out mid-August, since I only have to pay $9 for my IUD versus $650 or more. 2,087 more words


Family Planning, Poverty and Inequality

Nigeria’s population stood at about 74 million in 1980 but it more than double to ca. 160 million in just 30 years. According to the World Bank, Nigeria’s population currently stands at ca. 1,912 more words

Can your health plan charge a co-pay for brand contraceptives? Maybe‼️

Generally speaking “free” contraceptives can be limited to generic versions of the pill and health plans can still require the normal copayment for the brand version. 513 more words


There's always more to the story...

Religion is frequently involved in arguments pertaining to pro-choice, pro-gay, pro-transgender, or anything that, for lack of better terms, is considered controversial. I have no problem with any religion, but what I can’t understand, is why their freedoms are so protected, yet atheists aren’t? 225 more words

Abortion laws are linked to contraceptive use, a new study finds

Abortion may be a pivotal campaign issue in 2016, but across the board since 2010, fewer women are undergoing the procedures, even in states without limiting restrictions. 149 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Progesterone Contraceptive Ring Declared Safe For Breastfeeding Moms

Nursing moms: The World Health Organization (WHO) has an announcement just for you. The progesterone contraceptive vaginal ring (CVR), developed by the Population Council, has been added to WHO’s list of essential medicines. 211 more words