Archive for Category: Birth Control

Do you know what your birth control options are?

A friend emailed me Fitbit’s latest newsletter last week on predicting cycles for better life planning. Fitbit’s prediction algorithm helps you estimate your next period, fertile window and ovulation date. I have to say that the modern woman has so many wonderful tools at her fingertips that help her take control of her fertility. With

Are you Increasing your risk of Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer month. It drives me crazy! I’m being honest here. We all know at least one woman who has been affected by it. I do: Dr Heidi van Loggerenberg. The woman who changed my life. You see, instead of hearing Heidi’s story about how hormonal contraceptives contributed to her breast cancer at the tender

Natural Birth Control

When doctors roll their eyes when I say: I use Fertility Awareness Method. I remember so distinctly 4 years ago going to a doctor for a bee sting that just was not looking good. We were chatting and the subject came up she asked “What contraceptive do you use?”. I confidently and proudly said I