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Planned Parenthood’s New Period Tracking App is Spot On

Spot On — Planned Parenthood’s new period-tracking app — not only helps users manage their periods, but helps them understand their sexual health and how birth control fits into their lives.

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Beyond Plan B: All About Emergency Contraception

Roughly half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended, and one in nine women have used emergency contraception (EC) at least once in their lifetime. At some point, you or your partner may have to use emergency contraception. We get it, accidents happen, so here’s what you need to know about it.

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A Year’s Supply of Birth Control May Be Coming Soon

If you’re a woman in California, you may no longer have to worry about refilling your birth control prescription monthly thanks to a bill introduced in the state senate that if passed and signed into law would require all health care service plans and health insurance policies to pay for a 12-month supply of prescribed, self-administered contraceptives.

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VIDEO: Find Out If The Pill is For You

The birth control pill is safe and simple to use. Not to mention, it can clear up acne and make your periods lighter. Watch this cute, short video to learn more about The Pill!

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12 Types of Birth Control

Birth control methods vary far and wide. There’s a method for nearly every body and lifestyle. In fact, there are about 12 methods in total and counting. And those methods range from non-hormonal and hormonal to single use and long-lasting use.

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Birth Control Access 50 Years Later

Thanks to Griswold v. Connecticut – a landmark decision in the women’s rights movement made just 50 years ago, which protected access to birth control – women now have greater control not only over their bodies but their future.

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52nd Anniversary Dinner Recap: Trailblazers, The Pill & More

When I set out to work for Planned Parenthood, I had one intention: To make a positive impact in the lives of others. In other words, to be a trailblazer in my own right.

One thing that has become clear to me is that the staff, donors, volunteers, etc. who make this organization possible are all here for the same reason. We are truly dedicated to providing access to and advocating for reproductive health care.

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Interview: 52nd Anniversary Dinner Featured Speaker Jonathan Eig

While attending temple services, Wall Street Journal reporter and author Jonathan Eig heard something that piqued his curiosity. His rabbi said that the birth control pill was the single most important invention of the 21st Century.

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