Tag Archives: Birth

World Contraception Day 2020 Myths and Facts: From Hormonal Contraceptives to Birth Control Here’s What You Should Know

Every year World Contraception Day is observed on September 26 to spread awareness about different methods of contraception and birth control.  Every year worldwide campaigns take place with a  vision where every pregnancy is wanted. However, still, in a lot of places around the world, methods of contraception, birth control and sexual health is a… Read More »

Gigi Hadid’s Dad Had Everyone Thinking She Gave Birth and Had to Take Down His Post

Gigi Hadid’s dad Mohamed Hadid had fans thinking she and Zayn had welcomed their baby. Mohamed wrote a sweet note to his grandchild on Instagram causing everyone to spiral. Today in dads being dads, Gigi Hadid’s father Mohamed Hadid managed to confuse the entire internet by hopping on Instagram and writing a sweet note to… Read More »

Can antidepressants interfere with birth control

Stephanie is a chai tea enthusiast with a special penchant for telling apart the Sprouse twins. These fibers cause the Pill to be digested quicker, interfering with its natural cycle of absorption. Vitex—the fruit found on chaste trees—can antidepressants interfere with birth control levels by preventing the release of the follicle stimulating hormone. Like other… Read More »

Macrolide Antibiotics Early in Pregnancy Tied to Birth Defects

Taking certain antibiotics early in pregnancy may increase the risk for birth defects, a new study reports. British researchers studied more than 180,000 children whose mothers were prescribed either penicillin or one of the macrolide antibiotics — such as erythromycin, clarithromycin or azithromycin — during or up to a year before pregnancy. Macrolides are often… Read More »

Fertility Predicting Wearable Expanding into Birth Control, Menopause | Lea Von Bidder, Ava Science

Health Tech Dec 27, 2019• BY JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF HEALTH Ava Science is a FemTech company best-known for their fertility-predicting wearable device that collects biometric data from a woman’s wrist in order to track ovulation. The device predicts fertility with 89% accuracy (according to published clinical trial data) and is among one of the most… Read More »