Soon after Melinda Nichols delivered her youngest son in 2007, she decided to get an intrauterine device (IUD) to prevent future pregnancies. But when Nichols returned to the doctor for a checkup just a few weeks after having the device implanted, the Ohio mom was told her IUD was nowhere to be found. ...
Ever since birth control pills were FDA-approved in 1960, elements of mystery and danger have surrounded this first-ever oral contraceptive. As a result, many women still don’t have a clear understanding of how the pill works and what it does and doesn't do. ...
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