Getting Pregnant After Stopping Birth Control (and the Pill)

For some, getting pregnant after birth control, such as the pill, is as easy as stopping the medication and trying to get pregnant. For others, however, getting pregnant may take more effort. ... read more »

IUD Implantation Pain Among Three Groups of Women

Implantation of an intrauterine system is painful. Researchers from the Human Reproduction Unit at the University of Campinas School of Medicine recently published a study outlining pain and difficulty of insertion among three groups of women. ... read more »

Bleeding in Early Pregnancy - Threatened Abortion

Bleeding in early pregnancy, usually before 20 weeks of the pregnancy, is also called a "Threatened Abortion." ... read more »

Fertility and TTC After Birth Control

When and how to get pregnant after birth control depends on what type of birth control you were using. You can get pregnant as soon as your body is ovulating again. ... read more »

Ectopic Pregnancy - Risk Factors

What are the risk factors for an ectopic pregnancy? ... read more »

What Happens During Contraception Counseling?

During a contraception visit the doctor will examine you, check for STDs and discuss risks and benefts of contraception. ... read more »

Fertility Awareness Ovulation Calendar and Chart

Fertility awareness and charting is part of 'Natural Family Planning' (NFP). It uses a woman's natural fertility signs to identify when she may or may not be fertile. ... read more »

Which Contraception Works Best for You?

There are several forms of contraception including physical barriers, monthly supplements, surgical contraception, implanted devices and foams or creams. ... read more »

Contraception - Birth Control Guide

Read all about birth control, and the different types of contraceptive methods including the pill, condoms, IUDs, and more. ... read more »

TTC After IUD Removal

Can I get pregnant after IUD removal? The IUD acts locally on the uterus and the fallopian tube preventing pregnancy. It does not have an effect on ovulation. ... read more »

Effectiveness of Immediate Post-Birth IUD Insertion

Immediate birth control is a choice many women in western cultures choose to prevent pregnancy in the months and years after giving birth, but birth control pills and other similar options are not always available to women in other countries. ... read more »

Pregnancy After Different Forms of Contraception

The percentage of women experiencing an unintended pregnancy during the first year of typical use and the first year of perfect use of contraception and the percentage continuing use at the end of the first year in the United States. ... read more »

Recession May Postpone Having a Child

Women are postponing pregnancy and having fewer children because of the recession, but just when they need birth control most, many can't pay for it, a new survey finds. ... read more »

The Progesterone IUD Intra-Uterine Device and Contraception

Mirena is an intrauterine device system (IUD or IUS) which releases a progesterone called levonorgestrel into the uterus and prevents pregnancy. ... read more »

Spotting - What are the Causes?

What are the causes of spotting? There are many possible reasons, and a check-up with your doctor will help find out why you are experiencing spotting. Here are some causes. ... read more »

How to Get Pregnant After Birth Control in 12 Steps

There are many open questions about getting pregnant after birth control. Read here about 12 steps of what to do. ... read more »

TTC after the IUD

IUD removed three months ago ... read more »

Spotting

What are the possible causes of spotting? ... read more »

IUD and TTC

When after the IUD can I conceive? ... read more »

What Do Women Know About IU Contraception?

IU or intrauterine contraception is an effective means of protecting against pregnancy, but just how much do women know about this contraceptive option? According to researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, not much. ... read more »

Will a Malpositioned IUD Cause Pregnancy?

If you’re not too keen on the idea of taking a birth control pill every day or even messing with a vaginal contraceptive twice every month, you can opt for an intrauterine device (IUD) to prevent pregnancy. ... read more »

Safety of Indomethacin IUD: Random Control Study

Researchers from the China-Japan Friendship Hospital report indomethacin IUD are effective and carry a low risk of complications, including expulsion, bleeding and pain. ... read more »

Contraceptive IUD May Halt Endometrial Cancer

Published in the latest issue of Annals of Oncology, is a report by European researchers linking the use of an Intrauterine Device (IUD) with treatment of endometrial cancer. ... read more »

IUD and Pregnancy

Getting pregnant with an IUD in place is very rare and when it happens you should see a doctor right away to decrease the risk of complications. ... read more »

Contraception After Pregnancy

Most women will not want to get pregnant too soon after delivery, and need contraception right after brth. In addition, it's not safe to get pregnant within 18 months after having had a cesarean section. So birth control is something you will have to think about. ... read more »