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Tampons and Pads and Cups, OH MY!

Tampons and Pads and Cups, OH MY!

Whether you swear by the tampon or have been using pads since you first got your period, it can be difficult to know what is best. Of course this varies for everyone as everyone’s cycle is different, and some women’s loyalty will forever be to the tampon… However the...

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‘A’ For Annual Birth Control with Annovera

‘A’ For Annual Birth Control with Annovera

Most women want to be able to enjoy sex with their partner and not be concerned about a pregnancy. Birth control medication has been around forever, but now women all over are plenty pleased with how the new Annovera birth control ring is going to take ‘pill popping’...

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Annovera Ring Arrives as New Best Birth Control

Annovera Ring Arrives as New Best Birth Control

It’s been said you can’t stop progress. When it comes to new birth control methods that make it easier for women to enjoy sex more freely then why would you even want to. If you’re in a committed and exclusive relationship, then you should be able to be as carefree as...

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Stuck in a Sexual Rut?

Stuck in a Sexual Rut?

We as women have needs, just as much as men do. We should not be shamed for this. power to the pus--… You know what we mean. Since sex has so many elements to it; physical, emotional and even biological - there are millions of things that can affect your libido. Sex...

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Does the Perfect Shave Exist?

Does the Perfect Shave Exist?

Yes, the perfect shave does exist -  and we have some tips to help you achieve it. The key to avoiding ingrown hairs and bumpy skin is that wet is best. Yep, not just in the bedroom ladies and gents.  Preparing your body for a nice clean shave is a multiple...

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Access to Birth Control: Rise of Contraceptive Deserts

Access to Birth Control: Rise of Contraceptive Deserts

With the exception of Americans living in some parts of the country’s Southwest, most people like visiting the desert but would prefer to reside somewhere a little cooler. The desert is hot and dry much of the year, but for some people, that’s exactly to their liking....

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Birth Control Stigma/Misconceptions

Birth Control Stigma/Misconceptions

‘I’m on my period’ – a phrase that should not be said to boyfriends or any men for that matter and rather should be kept a conversation among girlfriends. The work that we as women do to hide the fact that we have a period, the embarrassment we feel when a boyfriend...

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Can Hep C Be Cured Without Treatment?

Can Hep C Be Cured Without Treatment?

It’s pretty rare to find someone who has an extensive knowledge of infectious diseases, and all most people will be able to say about hepatitis is ‘it sounds pretty bad.’ Well, Hepatitis C – or Hep C as it’s commonly shortened to – isn’t the worst of cards that life...

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What are Signs of Hep C?

What are Signs of Hep C?

Most people who contract a disease will very quickly develop symptoms that make them aware of it. This is true of nearly all diseases, but Hepatitis C is one of the exceptions. It is possible to have Hep C but be unaware of it due to there being no identifiable...

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Is Hep C Curable?

Is Hep C Curable?

Most people are very much aware of how the liver is one of the most important organs in the human body, tasked with collecting toxins and impurities and then making them ready for elimination from the body. Anything that endangers the health of your liver should be...

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What Women Should Know About Drinking And Birth Control

What Women Should Know About Drinking And Birth Control

Most people have had at least one experience where they drank too much and may have even become ill or said or done embarrassing things. Having one or even a few of these experiences does not make someone an alcoholic, but a pattern of heavy drinking can be an...

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How to Get Birth Control

How to Get Birth Control

You’ve done your research and have chosen a birth control method that best fits your needs. Now, the next step is to get the birth control. Luckily, birth control is now accessible to get and can be done discreetly if you have any concerns about others finding out...

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What Happens If You Take Birth Control While Pregnant?

What Happens If You Take Birth Control While Pregnant?

Some people might assume that getting pregnant while taking birth control isn’t possible. And well, this just isn’t true. Birth control is between  91% - 99% effective when it is used with perfect use. Although it has high rate of effectiveness, there are many...

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Does Birth Control Make Your Boobs Bigger?

Does Birth Control Make Your Boobs Bigger?

A young woman typically starts to go through puberty between the ages of 8 to 13 years old. This is the time that her breasts start developing due the to the hormonal changes that are occurring throughout puberty. Estrogen, a naturally occurring hormone produced by...

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Do Antibiotics Affect Birth Control?

Do Antibiotics Affect Birth Control?

You’ve probably heard before that you shouldn’t use antibiotics in combination with your birth control. Perhaps you’ve even read it on your birth control packaging as a warning, but is it actually a cause for concern? Do antibiotics affect birth control? Before we get...

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Can You Get Pregnant on Birth Control?

Can You Get Pregnant on Birth Control?

Birth control is a convenient method to prevent pregnancy short-term and allows women to choose a good time for them to become pregnant. Most birth control consists of hormones that prevent ovulation and reduce the chance of an egg becoming fertilized by sperm. If...

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What To Do If You Skip A Birth Control Pill?

What To Do If You Skip A Birth Control Pill?

It’s entirely normal to forget to take a pill every once in a while, but when forgot to take birth control medication it’s fully understandable if a woman panics a little bit and especially so if she’s been regularly sexually active with her partner. Her concern of...

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Can You Start Birth Control Before Your Period?

Can You Start Birth Control Before Your Period?

Birth control medication usually comes with information on the packaging advising you to start taking it the day your period begins. But many women are still asking if can you start birth control before your period. The answer to that is yes, you can start taking...

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Learn How Often Do Condoms Break On Average?

Learn How Often Do Condoms Break On Average?

Most of you will have heard – quite accurately – that NO birth control method outside of abstinence is 100% reliable for preventing pregnancy. Using a condom is the most common choice for birth control, and that’s not surprising given the convenience and...

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How Old Do You Have To Be To Get Your Tubes Tied

How Old Do You Have To Be To Get Your Tubes Tied

A woman’s reproductive years stretch from her mid teens to her late 40s on average. In the real world, however, many women will have already made as much use of their reproductive capacities as they intend to long before they approach 50. They’ve had all the children...

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Identifying STD Symptoms In Men

Identifying STD Symptoms In Men

Sexually transmitted diseases – or STDs as they are more commonly referred to – have been one of the risks of unprotected sex for centuries. Those of us living here in the 21st century are very fortunate in one way; we have the option of using protection against the...

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How Can A Person Get Rid of Chlamydia?

How Can A Person Get Rid of Chlamydia?

The biological imperative that both men and women have to be sexual is one that pushed them to have sex, and it’s undeniable that we all enjoy it immensely. Sometimes the pursuit of such pleasure clouds good judgment, and sometimes when that occurs there’s some...

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PMS: Knowing the Common Symptoms Before Period

PMS: Knowing the Common Symptoms Before Period

It’s something that every young woman comes to know very well from the age of about 12 or 13 onwards. We’re talking about her period, and it’s an occurrence that she can expect 12 times a year for the next 30+ or so, unless she’s pregnant of course. Each of these...

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Dealing With The Infection And A Sore Throat From STD

Dealing With The Infection And A Sore Throat From STD

Humans are biologically hardwired to pursue sexual activity, and no one is suggesting that shouldn’t be the way it is. However, being prudent about your choices when it comes to sex is important, and you should be aware that the rampant extent of misconceptions about...

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Chlamydia Vs Gonorrhea: Knowing The Difference

Chlamydia Vs Gonorrhea: Knowing The Difference

Here in the 21st century the need to practice safe sex is more important than ever, and especially when you’re choosing to have intimacy with a person who you don’t know very well. Casual sex has been going on for as long as humans have been existence, but these days...

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Can Birth Control Make You Emotional?

Can Birth Control Make You Emotional?

For many women, taking birth control medication is a necessity in the interest of the type of passionate, spontaneous, and supremely enjoyable sex life they want to have with their partners. It’s nice to have the reassurance that these medications are as safe as they...

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Does Birth Control Cause Weight Gain?

Does Birth Control Cause Weight Gain?

Oral contraceptives are a popular choice for young women who want to enjoy sex while having the most reliable assurance that they won’t become pregnant. The ‘pill’ as it’s referred to is very reliable that way, and apparently birth control pills are upwards of 98%...

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Does a Vasectomy Hurt? Here’s What You Need to Know

Does a Vasectomy Hurt? Here’s What You Need to Know

For those who are finished building their families or plan to never have children, a vasectomy is one of the most effective forms of birth control currently available to men. It is also, for the most part, a permanent one. So, making a well-informed decision is...

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“Does Getting an IUD Hurt?” and Other Questions Answered!

“Does Getting an IUD Hurt?” and Other Questions Answered!

For anyone considering the IUD, a few common questions will come up. “Does getting an IUD Hurt?”, “exactly how does the IUD affect hormones, if at all?”, and “can my partner feel my IUD strings?” are all legitimate questions that deserve answers. So, if you are...

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Everything You Need to Know about the Natural Cycles App

Everything You Need to Know about the Natural Cycles App

There are many fertility- awareness- based birth control apps but Natural Cycles is the only one that’s certified by an EU Notified Body to be used as a contraceptive in Europe. So what is it and how does it work, exactly? To learn more about the app and to see if...

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What Birth Control Stops Your Period?

What Birth Control Stops Your Period?

There are many reasons why you may not enjoy getting your period. Painful cramps, heaving bleeding, and sheer inconvenience are just some them. You’ve heard that birth control may help, some of which may even stop you from menstruating entirely. So, what birth control...

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How Much Does Birth Control Cost, Anyway?

How Much Does Birth Control Cost, Anyway?

One of the biggest barriers to birth control is cost. As noted in Women in the World’s article, lack of funds for expensive contraception is often a common obstacle for women. This isn’t surprising given the recent protests to the Trump administration’s limitations on...

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How Fast do Birth Control Pills Work to Prevent Pregnancy?

How Fast do Birth Control Pills Work to Prevent Pregnancy?

How fast do birth control pills work? If you’re new to the pill, it’s an obvious and important question to ask— after all, the whole point is to avoid a pregnancy! The answer to this isn’t completely straight-forward as it can vary depending on a few different...

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What’s the Best Birth Control Pill Brand for You?

What’s the Best Birth Control Pill Brand for You?

Wondering what’s the best birth control pill? With so many different birth control pill brands on the market, how do you know which one is right for you? Fortunately, we’ve put together a guide to help you find the best brand. Keep reading below! What are Birth...

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What Men Should Know About Marijuana and Fertility

What Men Should Know About Marijuana and Fertility

“Does weed affect fertility?” For cannabis lovers hoping to soon conceive, use of this herb will definitely come into question. The answer, however, is not that straightforward. Keep reading to learn more about marijuana and fertility in men. The Not-So-Good News...

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Obamacare Birth Control Exemptions Changed By Trump

Obamacare Birth Control Exemptions Changed By Trump

On Friday, October 6th, 2017 Trump changed the rules surrounding ObamaCare birth control. Under the original ObamaCare rules every person was allowed to be covered under one type of birth control from each of the 18 FDA-approved categories free of...

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The Abortion Pill Canada

The Abortion Pill Canada

The abortion pill (Mifegymiso) has been available to Canadians since January 2017, but it's release has been somewhat anticlimactic. So far, the pill has only been ordered by 5 abortion clinics in Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, Toronto, and St. John's. In addition, only...

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Male Birth Control Option – Vasintomy

Male Birth Control Option – Vasintomy

Additional male birth control options are what men are looking for - it could either be the Dick Click or Vasintomy (no we don't mean vasectomy), the new procedure from Contraline. This is the second male birth control option that we have covered on our site and the...

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Preparing For The Battle With Menopause

Preparing For The Battle With Menopause

Menopause Menopause is an important stage in a woman's life. It is when menstrual periods stop permanently and women are unable to have children. The menopause age is between 49 and 52 years old. It is usually defined by doctors as when a woman doesn't have...

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Dick Click – New Contraception For Men

Dick Click – New Contraception For Men

The dick click wants to be a non-permanent method of contraception for men. It aims to do what the vasectomy can't - be reversible. You are probably thinking that a vasectomy can be reversible but it is not that easy. It requires a complicated surgery that might...

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Birth Control App

Birth Control App

There has been an increasing number of birth control app developers that have been coming out with ways to disrupt industries. Take for instance Uber, which is disrupting the taxi industry or AirBnB which is disrupting the way we rent accommodations. Now let's add how...

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LELO HEX Condoms – The Future

LELO HEX Condoms – The Future

Depending on when you are reading this article, the LELO HEX Condoms might already be out. They are being released at 9 PM tonight and will be available online for $12 for 12 condoms ($1/condom). The current splash page on the website has an e-mail form that you can...

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Condom Use Statistics

Condom Use Statistics

Ever wondered how many people actually used a condom the first time they had sex or how many condoms are sold each year in the United States? Well, you came to the right page. Below you will find an infographic on condom use statistics and why you should be using a...

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ONE Condoms – 56 Condom Sizes

ONE Condoms – 56 Condom Sizes

ONE Condoms designs beautiful condoms if you haven't noticed (see image above). The packaging of condoms is very attractive to a young audience and are great conversation starters. Condoms provide numerous benefits when it is used correctly. Let's take a quick look at...

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Popit – Birth Control Smart Pill Reminder

Popit – Birth Control Smart Pill Reminder

Updated: May 9th, 2016: Healser Medical changes name to Popit Medical Technologies and announces more features. The rise of social media has everyone constantly checking their phones. According to a study by Deloitte, the average American looks at his or her phone 46...

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Men Don’t Know Anything About Birth Control

Men Don’t Know Anything About Birth Control

Men don't really know or think about contraception all that much. A survey of 1,200+ men aged 20 to 39 surveyed by Cosmopolitan and The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy found the following results. 57% say they never or rarely worry...

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15 Reminders To Take Your Birth Control

15 Reminders To Take Your Birth Control

Let's face it, we all live busy lives and we tend to forget to use birth control methods. The most common one used on a daily basis is the birth control pill. Other methods don't require you to take it as often or require protection during intercourse. But here's a...

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Is Your Partner Sponge Worthy?

Is Your Partner Sponge Worthy?

Today Sponge There are many birth control options to choose from and one of them is the birth control sponge. Do you know what the most studied over-the-counter methods of contraception on the market is? If you guessed Today Sponge, you are...

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