Birth Control

Experts predict the scourges of coronavirus and an economic recession will lead to a drop in birth rates. Here's why that matters.
The character's famously whiny personality inspired one Twitter user to call him “the animated advertisement for birth control.”
Margaret Sanger fought for birth control access, but also supported the sterilization of women deemed unfit for society.
The case concerns Obamacare's birth control mandate, which requires most private health insurance plans to cover contraceptives without a copay.
China is trying to slash birth rates among its Muslim population, even as it encourages some of the country's Han majority to have more children.
The outcome could have a big impact on women's ability to get free contraception through their health plans.
A high-stakes clash pits religious freedom against reproductive health care.
Doctors share how some contraception methods can affect your libido and what to do about it.
The Source, a network of conservative Christian pregnancy centers in Texas, is planning to offer women certain contraceptives but won't provide abortions.
Title X provides federal dollars for health programs to detect, treat and prevent STIs. Obria Medical Clinic tells its patients that abstinence, not condoms, is the way to do that.
Democratic lawmakers, including 2020 candidates, are backing bills to make birth control pills available without a prescription and covered by insurance.
Experts share how tracking ovulation, periods and fertility with apps like Natural Cycles stacks up against other methods.
Several 2020 Democratic candidates signed on to a similar bill in the Senate, to make birth control available without a prescription and covered by insurance.
The 17-year-old giraffe became a viral sensation after Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, put her births online.
The Femm app attacks hormonal birth control as unsafe and unreliable, according to The Guardian.
"Abortion bans aren’t just about controlling women’s bodies," the lawmaker tweeted.
A Washington state judge overruled a plan to make it harder for women seeking birth control at clinics offering abortion services.
Medical experts share the steps you should take and how to stay calm through it all.
Plus tips on how to make the cramping more tolerable.
"She removed my IUD, threw it at me, and left the room."