Birth Control

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Are safe days safe?

Birth Control
My girlfriend hates condoms and all methods of birth control. We usually have sex during her safe days because we don't want a pregnancy at this moment.

Weird contraception ideas: do they work?

Birth Control
Sometimes, we can't help but wonder if weird contraception ideas work. Spoiler alert: they don't. Jumping or showering won't stop you from getting pregnant.

Where did the sperm go?

Pregnancy
I can't remember my man coming inside of me and my man doesn't remember, either. But now I'm pregnant. How is that possible?

Contraception: goodbye unwanted pregnancies

Birth Control
How often do I take the pill? Can I have sex and get pregnant if I take an e-pill? Is it safe to have sex during my period? What about the pull-out method?

8 common side-effects of contraceptives

Birth Control
Birth control methods help to avoid unwanted pregnancies. But they can mess with your body too. Before you choose a new method, consider these side-effects wisely.

Couples who use contraception have more sex

Birth Control
Contraception is sexy! Couples who use birth control regularly don’t just have fewer babies – they also have more sex, say researchers.

Talking about condoms: do’s and don’ts

Birth Control
Talking about condoms with a new partner can be awkward. But it's much less awkward than talking about an unplanned pregnancy or an STD down the line.

Can the pill turn women off sex?

Birth Control
Some women may be less interested in sex when they take the pill or other hormonal contraception, according to a study from Belgium. But sex drive isn’t just about hormone levels – it’s also affected by a woman’s mood and her partner’s libido.