More choices are always a good thing when it comes to birth control.
In a vote Thursday, Colorado Senate rejected an amendment, sponsored by Sen. Tim Neville (R-Littleton) and Laura Woods (R-Westminster) that would have deleted funding for a state-run program credited with decreasing the teen pregnancies and abortions by over 35 percent.
Last week, the Colorado Department of Health and Ennvironment (CDPHE) blasted a news release to reporters crediting a pregnancy
In her column, Pollitt provided the widely-known fact that insurance companies are not currently paying for the services and care provided by the LARC program.
Why would Republicans in Colorado's legislature torpedo a program that reduced teen pregnancy by 40 percent and teen abortions by 35 percent? What's not to like? Here's a summary of the bizarre arguments Republicans used to attack the program.
There's now even a small sub-genre of personal essay related to choosing IUDs, ranging from testimonials to tales of medical
We women hear a lot about side effects of birth control, but we don't hear as much about the side benefits. If you haven't had a conversation with your doctor lately about family planning, you may be in for some surprises.
When girls and women come to my office looking for birth control, they are usually thinking of pills. And in the past, I was right on board with recommending them. But several years ago, I totally changed my approach to how I talk about birth control, especially for young women.
The idea of putting something small in the uterus to prevent pregnancy goes way back. When nomadic traders needed to keep a female camel from getting pregnant during long treks across the desert, they put stones into the animal's uterus. Or so the story goes.
Brace yourselves, because this video is probably going to make you cry. The short clip shows Wiley makes crying noises at
It may be satisfying to gloat about flagrant hypocrisy, but here's the catch: Most of us have as little immunity against
Conservatives who want to restrict access to contraception, abortion and other reproductive health care are putting ideology ahead of compassion and equality. But they are also putting ideology ahead of America's economic well being
On the scale of uncomfortable things women do to their bodies, an IUD insertion usually falls somewhere on the piercing-to-Brazilian end of the spectrum.