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Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Your Questions Answered By The OBGYN Specialists at Carnegie Women’s Health

The Flexibility and Reliability of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) In the recent episode “Long Acting Reversible Contraception” on the “Healthful Woman” podcast, host Dr. Nathan ...
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What’s the Difference Between Hormonal and Nonhormonal Birth Control?

As research and technology advances, there are more and more birth control options available. Because there are more options available now than ever before, navigating each type ...
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Should I Combine Birth Control Methods?

The vast majority of contraceptive methods have a potential for failure. The ones with the highest failure rate are the ones that require “user compliance”; ...
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What Are My Long-Term Birth Control Options?

For patients who are done having children or simply do not want to have children, long-term birth control options are available. To learn which one ...
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Nine Tips for Using Birth Control

There are plenty of birth control options available to suit a wide variety of needs and preferences. The most effective birth control plan includes planning ...
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What is a Vasectomy?

When looking at your birth control options with your partner, and you are confident you no longer plan a future pregnancy, vasectomy is an excellent option. It ...
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What Emergency Contraceptives Should I Take?

Emergency contraception is a method of preventing pregnancy that can be used in the event that you have unprotected sex, or your regular birth control fails. Emergency contraception options include pills, ...
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What’s the Most Effective Birth Control Method?

If you’re hoping to not get pregnant once you become sexually active, it’s perfectly normal and responsible to look for the safest and most effective type of birth control ...
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What’s the Best Type of Birth Control for Me?

For many decades, the pill was the only type of birth control available. Fortunately, things have come a long way and there are now more ...
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