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Birth Control

Learn more about pregnancy prevention and how to find the best method for your body, budget, and lifestyle.

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Birth Control on the Ballot

This World Contraception Day we look at the many ways elections can impact access.

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Birth Control and Sex Drive Explained

Do the pill and other forms of hormonal birth control affect libido? Nurx healthcare provider Cristin Hackel has answers.

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Your Guide to Emergency Contraception

The Nurx medical team created this guide to help you understand whether to take emergency contraception if you're using another birth control method.

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Why Don’t Male Birth Control Pills Exist?

Every unplanned pregnancy starts with a penis — so why aren’t there more birth control options for men? 

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6 Morning-After Pill Facts

Everyone's talking about emergency contraception right now, but we need to separate truth from rumor about this pregnancy prevention tool.

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Migraines and Birth Control

Does the pill make migraine headaches better or worse? A Nurx medical provider has answers.

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Quiz: Hormones and Headaches

Test your knowledge of the tricky relationship between migraine, menstruation and female hormones.

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Two Ways to Delay Your Period

Need to prevent bleeding from taking the edge off of a vacation or big event? Doctors on the Nurx medical team explain your period-stopping options.

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The Birth Control Flow Chart

Confused by all the birth control options? This chart offers guidance on which method might be best for you.

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If You Want a Baby Soon-ish (But Not Yet)

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6 Medications You Shouldn’t Take With the Birth Control Pill

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6 Things to Know About the Birth Control Ring

Looking for a birth control method that uses less headspace than a daily pill? The ring might be for you.

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8 Morning After Pill Myths (+ 1 Truth)

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Birth Control for Vegans: Options and Effectiveness

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“Why I Love My Birth Control Method”

From stress-free cycles to no periods, period, real Nurx patients share why they're so into their birth control of choice.

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Gyno Issues Birth Control Can (and Can’t) Help

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Making a Morning-After Less of a Stress

Delivering prescription-only Ella with overnight shipping marks the beginning of Nurx Now, our new urgent care service.

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Quiz: What’s Your Morning After Pill IQ?

Test your knowledge of ella®, Plan B, and how to prevent pregnancy after sex has already happened.

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