Adolescent contraception use after pregnancy, an opportunity for improvement
To describe contraceptive method use by adolescent women in the six months following any pregnancy.
1 day ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Contraception in midlife offers benefits beyond preventing pregnancy
Amanda Black For many women in their 40s, contraception is generally no longer a high health care priority. Decreases in fertility during this decade, along with heavy or...
3 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Personal Health: Contraception for Teenagers
Although teenage pregnancy rates have declined, too many teens still use birth control methods incorrectly or inconsistently.
25 days ago - NY Times
Oral contraception in adolescents with type 1 diabetes and its association with cardiovascular risk factors. A multicentre DPV study on 24,011 patients from Germany, Austria, or Luxembourg
ConclusionsOC use in adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes was associated with a poorer cardiovascular risk profile. Biological risk factors were partly explained by a...
1 month ago - MedWorm - 4 articles
Could asking one question help us better understand women and infants' health?
"Have you ever been sexually active for a year or more without using contraception and becoming pregnant?" A study suggests that asking this question could help clinicians...
1 month ago - ScienceDaily
A Contraception Quality Improvement Initiative with Detained Young Women: Counseling, Initiation, and Utilization
To assess the effect of providing standardized counseling to improve the rates of contraception initiation and utilization among detained young women. This was a quality...
1 month ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology - 2 articles
Pediatricians' Knowledge And Practices Related To Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives For Adolescent Girls
A 2014 American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement identified long-acting reversible contraceptives as first-line choices for adolescents, but pediatricians' current...
1 month ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Birth Control Pills May Help Prevent Some Cancers
In the U.S., nearly all sexually active women have used a form of birth control at some point in their lives, and 11 million women rely on the pill. In a new study published in...
1 month ago - Time
This Is Exactly How Effective Your Morning-After Pill Is, According to Doctors
If you've never had to take the morning-after pill, you've probably taken comfort in the fact that it's out there and available over the counter in case of emergency. But even...
2 monthes ago - PopSugar
Conceiving While Using IUD Increases Health Concerns for Both Mother and Baby
Health concerns tracked to children born to mothers using an intrauterine contraceptive device over a long timeframe.
2 monthes ago - Medindia Health
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RECALL: Dr. Brown's Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders
Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Handi-Craft Company have recalled a number of Dr. Brown's Lovey pacifier and teether holders after...
Toys ‘R' Us To Close All US Stores
Toys “R” Us will close all its U.S. stores and should be offering items at deep discount soon Last week, speculation that toy retailer Toys “R” Us would close its stores kicked...
Walkouts Were Against School Policy, So These Students Took A Knee
The school district's policy prevented students from participating in a walkout Yesterday's NationalWalkoutDay brought thousands of student activists together across the...
Pentavalent Vaccine Kills More Children than DPT Vaccine
Over six years ago, pentavalent vaccine was introduced by India. PV has doubled the deaths of children soon after vaccination compared to the DPT .
Some baby snacks have almost as much salt content as a packet of Walkers Crisps
Too much salt during childhood can result in damaged kidneys and obesity
This Is What You're Really Saying When You Tell A Friend ‘I'm Busy'
“How are you?” I ask, discreetly glancing at the time on my phone. I have just run into a friend I haven't seen in a while and we are both rushing through the grocery store at...
9 Reasons Moms Don't Speak Up About Postpartum Depression
It's hard to know for sure just how many women suffer from postpartum depression because so many cases remain unreported. It can be terrifying to speak up when we're feeling...
Cleaning Is Awful - But Here's How To Make It Suck A Little Less
I love a clean house, but it sucks getting it that way. Especially since most days it seems like everyone else who lives here is actively combating any effort I make. It kind...
Sometimes You Need To Walk Away From Your Kid - And That's Okay
I love my son, but sometimes he can be overwhelming. He's four, so I don't blame him, but he's stubborn. And sometimes he doesn't want to listen, and he gets frustrated when...
Let's All Just Admit The Easter Bunny Is Scary AF
Spring is right around the corner and that means Reese's Peanut Butter Egg season is upon us. That's right, Easter is coming and I can practically smell the fresh air and...