Using Breastfeeding as Contraception

Breastfeeding is considered a safe method of contraception for use during the 6 month period after birth (98% effective), but only when it is the sole method of feeding being used. Once a woman’s period returns, whether this is before or after the half year mark, breastfeeding cannot be considered effective as a contraceptive backup. After the first half year or after other food is partially... read more

TIME to be Shameless

So much has already been said about this week’s Time Magazine cover story. Or is it just the cover? This, despite the fact that it does, in so many ways, leave you speechless. Guilt is part of what gets us women blabbering. It’s that special legacy from the women’s movement, which left us feeling guilty if we weren’t active workforce members and guilty if we weren’t being... read more