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5 Causes of Birth Control Pill Failure to Be Aware Of

When used perfectly, the birth control pill is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. Even the typical success rate, factoring in women who don’t always use it flawlessly, is 91%. That’s an average of only 9 in 100 women who get pregnant each year while using the pill. Especially considering how convenient and safe birth control… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Feminine Hygiene

We all learn the rules of basic hygiene while growing up: wash your hands after using the bathroom, put on deodorant every morning, wear a fresh pair of underwear every day, and so on and so forth. On top of these normal cleanliness practices, women also need to learn the specifics of feminine hygiene as… Read more »

What’s the Deal with Menstrual Cups?

For a long time, the only choices most women have known when it comes to menstrual products have been pads and tampons. Over the past few years, however, other alternative options have emerged more prominently and become more widely used. One of the most popular of these alternatives is the menstrual cup. Although many women… Read more »

5 Things You Can Do to Prepare for Your Abortion

Although it is sometimes the best option, abortion is not always the easy choice to make. For many women, determining the right next step after becoming pregnant unexpectedly is a complicated process that takes a mental, emotional, and sometimes even physical toll. Even once you’ve decided that abortion is right for your situation, it’s normal… Read more »

An FAQ On Ovarian Cysts

Most women have heard of or know someone who has experience with ovarian cysts. They’re usually associated with pain or other reproductive issues, such as endometriosis or polycystic ovary syndrome, which clouds them in a lot of misunderstanding. The truth is, ovarian cysts are very common and more often than not, undetectable and harmless! What… Read more »

Why You Should Be Tracking Your Menstrual Cycle

For a lot of women, the monthly cramps, fatigue, mood changes, and other disruptions associated with menstruation is a reality they’ve been used to since adolescence. If your period is largely regular and manageable, you probably don’t think twice about it until the cramping and spotting remind you that it’s once again that inconvenient time… Read more »

Your Women’s Wellness Care Checklist

Taking the proper measures to protect your health and wellness is an essential ongoing aspect of living a long, quality life. The specifics of what caring for your health entails will depend on a lot of factors, including your age, family history, preexisting conditions, gender, and lifestyle. As a clinic dedicated to providing expert, compassionate… Read more »