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Why Is The Us Government Trying To Take Away Payment For Contraception
Political choice: This is a major issue with the political right wing; a group that constantly says governmental interference is bad and wants to eliminate it for business, but on the other hand desparately wants the government to interfere in your personal and private lives. This includes their anti-female stance on birth control which has some religious undertones as well. It would infringe on personal rights. ...Read more
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
Going to start taking pregnacare contraception for myself. But noticed they do a male version? Is it necessarily for both me n my partner to take it?
Do I need backup contraception if I forgot to take a pill in the first week two different times last week but both times took 2 pills the next day?
St. John's/BCPs: St. John's Wort induces the P450 mechanism and increases the clearance of many medications, of which oral contraceptives is one (may make your pills less effective). Although St. John's Wort is effective for mild depression, consultation with your doctor for alternatives or using a second form of birth control (condom) may be in order. ...Read more
Contraceptives: There is no one "best" contraceptive. Sit down with your physician & discuss pro's and con's for your individual situation. ...Read more