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Is Natural Family Planning for You

Natural Family Planning is now an easier form of birth control and more accurate than in the past, due to the availability of apps, urine testing devices, and mucus testing devices. Even those on the pill can benefit from knowing how Natural Family Planning works as a birth control method.  Given the 8% chance of getting pregnant while on the pill, Natural Family Planning is worth looking into since research indicates it can be just as effective in avoiding pregnancy, and has less risks

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Getting Pregnant After Taking the Pill

If you have decided that you'd like to become pregnant after being on birth control, a common question is, "How soon after stopping the pill will I be able to conceive?"  In most cases, doctors indicate a woman can become pregnant, but there are several factors that influence fertility in these situations.

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Is it Safe to Remove Your Own IUD (Intrauterine Device)

It may seem simple to remove your own IUD, but there may be problems that only a doctor will be able to diagnose and address.

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Causes of Breast Cancer

Angelina Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy brought the BRCA1 gene risk into the limelight.  In reality, there are many contributing causes of increased risks for breast cancer.  This blog article focuses on the 21 studies (out of 23 studies) that show that birth control use does increase the risk of breast cancer.

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