Posts tagged "contraception"

New Female Condom Gets FDA Approval

A new-and-improved female condom has been approved by the FDA. Even though a lot of Frisky commenters aren't keen on using this form of birth control, it's one small step for womankind, as this new version is thinner, less noisy (yes, that's right), and less expensive. Don't look for the FC2 condom i…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 15, 2009

Tony Blair’s Wife Tells All

Accidents happen, even to good Catholics like the former-Prime Minister of the U.K.’s wife Cherie Blair. Her hubby isn't the only one getting political -- in interviews and in her book, the longtime birth control advocate pushes for the Church to embrace contraception. But that's not the only thing she's been pushing... In her gossipy…
By: Simcha / May 22, 2008

Poll: Preventing Pregnancy Should Not Be A Game Of Russion Roulette

Half of the American women who get pregnant each year hadn't planned on it. Mostly, they either fail to use their contraceptive properly or forget to use it at all. Researchers at the Guttmacher Institute in New York say women who are the least motivated to avoid pregnancy are less likely to use birth control…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 13, 2008

Kids Who Have Sex Young Don’t Use Much Contraception

We could never figure out why Jamie Lynn Spears didn't just go on birth control when she decided to start having sex. Yes, it's totally possible that she was on the pill and didn't take as directed -- eight out of 100 women will get pregnant each year if they don't follow the instructions --…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 10, 2008
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