Who should not take the Pill?

(1) Women with clotting disorders, heart disease, or strokes (2) Women with active liver disease (3) Women with known or suspected breast cancer (4) Women with undiagnosed abnormal vaginal bleeding (5) Pregnant women (6) Smokers over the age of 35

What other options are there besides the pill?

Dr. Salerno wrote about the Additional Benefits of Birth Control Frequently asked questions answered by the Mayo Clinic about birth control. Cervical Shield is an alternative to condoms and spermicide that can be obtained with a prescription.

Is it okay to douche?

It is not necessary to douche at all. Douching can lead to changes in the environment of the vagina which can lead to infections such as Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) and yeast infections. The vagina is a self- cleaning organ. Also, … Continue reading