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    Is Your Generic Birth Control Pill Really the Same as the Brand Name Version?

    Yes, generic drugs are supposed to be equivalent to the brand name version, but can you really trust generic birth control pills?

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    4 Ways You Can (and Can’t) Get Pregnant

    Whether because of broken condoms, forgotten pills, or poor choices after too much tequila, there are lots of surprise pregnancies that ...

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    How to Not Have a Period

    The beach vacation you have been looking forward to for months. The 22 hour plane ride to Tokyo. Your honeymoon. What do these things ...

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    What to Expect When You Stop ‘The Pill’

    There are thousands of prescription medications, but when someone talks about “the pill,” you know what she means: the birth control pill. ...

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    All About ‘The Pill’

    Standing in the checkout line at the grocery store, I’m always amused by the obnoxious medical headlines on women’s magazines. Today it was ...

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    I Have No Sex Drive – Could It Be My Hormones?

    In the office this week I saw a frazzled soccer mom, a newlywed, an executive empty nester and a marathoner all with the same symptom: low ...

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    IUDs: Debunking the Myths

    Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are the most effective form of reversible contraception available. They are inserted one time in the office and ...

  • Exposure to Birth Control When Pregnant: Will My Baby Be OK?

    Just a few weeks ago one million packs of birth control pills were recalled by Pfizer, a well-known drug company, and more recently seven ...

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    F is for Fibroids

    80 percent of women is develop uterine fibroids by the time they reach menopause. Read about the symptoms and treatment. ...

  • Oral Contraception and Antibiotics

    If you want to make sure your oral contraceptive pills work well, avoid the common causes of failure. ...


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    Heather Rupe, DO

    Heather Rupe, DO, is a board-certified OB/GYN in private practice in Franklin, TN, and serves as the vice chief of staff at Williamson Medical Center. She is the co-author of The Pregnancy Companion: A Faith-Filled Guide for Your Journey to Motherhood and The Baby Companion: A Faith-Filled Guide for Your Journey through Baby’s First Year.