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So You Want An IUD

The time has come. You’ve decided you’re ready to enter the world of virtually worry-free shenanigans. Maybe you’re not yet a parent and don’t want to be, maybe you already are and are ready to stop with the amount of offspring you have. 1,125 more words

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Mindfulness in Birth Control

Birth control and reproductive rights are topics that I feel strongly about. In this article I will speak openly and candidly about my own personal experiences with birth control and my opinions that have been shaped by those experiences. 1,137 more words

The Delicate Woman: Menstrual Problems, PCOS, & More...

A woman is delicate. So delicate, that if her intricate reproductive system and hormones are just slightly imbalanced, she will experience health discomforts and menstrual problems on a monthly basis that seem unbearable. 518 more words

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Does Hormonal Birth Control Lead to an Increase in Brain Tumors?

The longer that women take hormonal contraceptives, the higher the chance they will develop glioma  — a tumor.  The risk tends to be small though, mostly because the brain tumors are exceedingly rare.   285 more words

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

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A little TMI for your Monday morning...

Can we talk about something that’s probably a little TMI for some of you out there? Birth control is stupid. It really is. I haven’t taken it in a few years due to pregnancy then migraines while breastfeeding then pregnancy, but I’m really not trying to have 3 kids under 3 and yet don’t want to rule out kids down the road. 521 more words

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