The common belief is that pregnancy lasts 9-10 months (or 40 weeks), but really we should all just tack on an extra three months. Sure, your baby is no longer in the womb, but they […]
Is an IUD the Right Birth Control Choice for You?
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) have had a bad rep thanks to a poorly designed IUD called the Dalkon Shield in the 1970s that caused injury to many women. The Dalkon Shield was quickly pulled from the […]
“I Forgot to Take My Birth Control! What Should I Do?”
First, you can breathe. That’s right breath – big breath in, big breath out. There’s no need to panic if you’ve missed a day (or even two) of your birth control pills. You can usually […]
Why Is It Important to Keep Track of My Period?
When you’re filling out paperwork at your local gynecologist’s office, one of the questions is usually: When was the first day of your last menstrual cycle? Some women stare blankly at the sheet, completely clueless, […]