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Is it Safe to be on Contraception While Breastfeeding?

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After giving birth, you can already get pregnant even if you’re breastfeeding and haven’t had your period yet. That’s why you might want to start thinking of postpartum contraception if you’re not yet ready to get pregnant again. Yes, it’s totally safe to be on contraception while breastfeeding. However, there are a few things you […]

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The COVID-19 Pandemic And Contraception: A Few Things To Know

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Contraceptives

Is contraception and family planning safe to use during the quarantine? Yes. All modern contraceptive methods are safe to use anytime and anywhere, even during the enhanced community quarantine. If you just gave birth in the last six months, have a health condition such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or breast cancer, or you smoke, […]

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What Are The Most Cost-Effective Types Of Contraception?

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Most contraceptive methods in the Philippines are very affordable. A pack of condoms ranges from Php27 to Php235 (SRP), while a pack of pills costs around Php50.20 to Php489.15 (SRP) depending on which kind you buy. Both methods are widely available and can be bought at leading drugstores, while condoms are also available at most […]

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Does Being Overweight Affect The Effectiveness Of Contraceptives?

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In regards to contraception and body weight, not all methods are created equal. Being overweight or obese and how it can affect people’s health in various ways has always been discussed—but what about when it comes to contraception? Fortunately, body fat doesn’t matter for most methods, including the IUD, injectables, implants, and condoms; these methods […]

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What Is The Best Type Of Contraceptive Method To Use If I Am An Older Woman (Over 35)?

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Hormone-based contraceptive methods (such as the oral contraceptive pills, implants, and injectables) are safe for most women who are 35 and older—but if you smoke or have a history of certain health conditions, then there may be risks posed. If you smoke and take oral contraceptive pills or other contraceptive methods that involve hormones, your […]

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What Contraceptive Method Is The Best Choice If I Don’t Want To Put Hormones In My Body?

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If you don’t want to put hormones in your body, there are still other contraceptive methods that you can use! The most popular and widely available method is the condom, which is very effective in protecting you from STIs and unplanned pregnancy, as well as making your sex life more fun because of the various […]

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What Are The Best Contraceptive Methods To Use If I Do Not Want To Get My Period?

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No matter how predictable your menstrual cycle is, getting your period can still be dreadful.  Leaving for a vacation in a few days? Prepping for an important exam? Attending a big event? Don’t fret, because you can take control of your period and stop it for weeks with the use of contraceptive methods. It’s safe […]

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Here’s What You Should Know About Hormonal Birth Control And Cancer

Here's What You Should Know About Hormonal Contraceptives and Cancer (Contraceptive Finder)

Just like any other medication, hormonal oral contraceptives carry some risks as well.  The first pills came out over 50 years ago. As experts continue to modify dosage and components, modern hormonal contraceptives use a lower dose of hormones. This also means lower side effects for women. However, the connection between hormones and cancer is […]

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