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Despite its effectiveness this contraceptive is not popular in Australia, perhaps due to myths and misconceptions around IUDs.

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Q: I was recently prescribed antibiotics for a urinary tract infection (UTI). I am taking the Pill but my doctor said I did not need to take extra contraceptive precautions due to the antibiotics. Is she correct?

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Manufacturer of emergency contraceptive pill warns of effectiveness in overweight women

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Question: I recently discovered that my 15 year old daughter was on the Pill. She told me that our family doctor prescribed it to her. Are doctors allowed to do this, treat minors without a parent's consent?

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Women taking the new-generation contraceptive pills Yaz, Yaz-Flex and Yasmin could have an increased risk of developing blood clots.

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The arrival of a new baby can make life feel as though it has turned upside down. At this time, maintaining a close physical and emotional bond with your partner can be trickier than expected.

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Women's Health's communications team leader Lorraine Pacey sorts fact from fiction when it comes to the emergency contraceptive pill.

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There are more contraception options available for young women than ever before. This guide will help you choose the method that's right for you.

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This fact sheet explains the phases of the menstrual cycle, when ovulation occurs, when women are most fertile, how the pill affects menstruation, when menstruation returns after birth, as well as outlining the most common menstrual problems that affect women.

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Although the combined oral contraceptive pill (the Pill) has been available in Australia for over 50 years many women don't understand how it works. This article discusses the myths and misconceptions about the Pill.

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