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#Birth Control

# birth-control - Tuesday 27 September, 2022

Healthcare: Public IVF services and expansion of free contraception to women aged 16 to 30
# Reproductive Health
# Reproductive Health

Healthcare: Public IVF services and expansion of free contraception to women aged 16 to 30

Updated Tue 8:42 PM 17,571 Views 15 Comments

This could see savings of up to €470 on the cost of prescription contraception.

# birth-control - Monday 11 July, 2022

Pharma company seeks to make its birth control over-the-counter in US
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Pharma company seeks to make its birth control over-the-counter in US

Jul 11th 2022, 5:28 PM 16,010 Views 23 Comments

If approved, this “historic” application would reduce barriers to contraception across America.

# birth-control - Friday 2 February, 2018

Poll: Should free contraception be introduced in Ireland and, if so, for whom?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should free contraception be introduced in Ireland and, if so, for whom?

Feb 2nd 2018, 9:50 AM 31,042 Views 212 Comments

The Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) says there is a ‘compelling rationale’ for the introduction of free birth control for women.

# birth-control - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access
# Religious Freedom
# Religious Freedom

'Contempt for women reaches a new low': Trump administration rolls back free birth control access

Oct 7th 2017, 12:15 PM 24,684 Views 109 Comments

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit in response to the announcement.

# birth-control - Sunday 23 April, 2017

New York trials birth control for rats to tackle massive rodent population
# Rat Race
# Rat Race

New York trials birth control for rats to tackle massive rodent population

Apr 23rd 2017, 7:45 AM 15,863 Views 26 Comments

Officials are now preparing to launch a trial of a liquid bait which will make the rats infertile.

# birth-control - Sunday 26 February, 2017

The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method
# Natural Cycles
# Natural Cycles

The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method

Feb 26th 2017, 12:00 PM 34,361 Views 31 Comments

As a fertility-awareness based contraceptive method, the app will only work well for some people.

# birth-control - Friday 28 October, 2016

The 'male pill' could be coming, it's in jab form and it works
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

The 'male pill' could be coming, it's in jab form and it works

Oct 28th 2016, 9:01 AM 19,206 Views 47 Comments

Side-effects could delay it actually happening though.

# birth-control - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Irish lads demonstrate that they have absolutely no idea how female contraceptives work
# Birth Control
From The Daily Edge
# Birth Control

Irish lads demonstrate that they have absolutely no idea how female contraceptives work

Oct 24th 2015, 4:00 PM 6,363 Views 3 Comments

“It’s weird that we have all these different versions of female birth control, and you never really talk about them or see them”.

# birth-control - Friday 9 January, 2015

Women using birth control shot have increased risk of contracting HIV
# Sub-Saharan Africa
# Sub-Saharan Africa

Women using birth control shot have increased risk of contracting HIV

Jan 9th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,306 Views 17 Comments

Other forms of contraception, such as the pill, do not appear to increase this risk.

# birth-control - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees

Nov 26th 2013, 7:25 PM 8,571 Views 17 Comments

Two businesses will go to the Supreme Court to get exemptions given to religious organisations extended.

# birth-control - Monday 28 January, 2013

Israel issues rules on contraceptives for immigrants
# Israel
# Israel

Israel issues rules on contraceptives for immigrants

Jan 28th 2013, 2:10 PM 9,242 Views 83 Comments

Allegations surfaced last month that Ethiopian women were coerced into taking contraceptive jabs.

# birth-control - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion

Dec 15th 2012, 11:46 AM 4,399 Views 50 Comments

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines allege the Reproductive Health Bill promotes pre-marital sex and threatens the “moral fibre” of the country.

# birth-control - Monday 21 May, 2012

Obama administration sued by Catholic schools, dioceses
# US
# US

Obama administration sued by Catholic schools, dioceses

May 21st 2012, 6:44 PM 3,993 Views 20 Comments

Legal action launched over new US policy mandating birth control coverage in employee health plans.

# birth-control - Monday 5 March, 2012

Seventh advertiser suspends funding for Rush Limbaugh's show over "slut" comments
# Rush Limbaugh
# Rush Limbaugh

Seventh advertiser suspends funding for Rush Limbaugh's show over "slut" comments

Mar 5th 2012, 11:52 AM 4,963 Views 37 Comments

The radio host had harshly criticised a student who testified to Congress over contraceptives.

# birth-control - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate
# US 2012
# US 2012

Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate

Feb 23rd 2012, 9:33 AM 1,568 Views 14 Comments

Yep, another debate.

# birth-control - Friday 10 February, 2012

Obama changes contraception policy to appease Catholic groups
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

Obama changes contraception policy to appease Catholic groups

Feb 10th 2012, 10:00 PM 6,843 Views 78 Comments

The US President altered his birth control policy following protests from religious institutions.

# birth-control - Thursday 2 February, 2012

One million packs of contraceptive pills recalled in the US
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

One million packs of contraceptive pills recalled in the US

Feb 2nd 2012, 7:57 AM 3,532 Views 17 Comments

Pfizer cited packaging faults as the reason for the recall as pills could be out of sequence, leading to an increased risk of unwanted pregnancies.

# birth-control - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Duggar family expecting their 20th child
# Duggars
From The Daily Edge
# Duggars

Duggar family expecting their 20th child

Nov 8th 2011, 4:33 PM 4,266 Views 55 Comments

US reality TV stars Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, who don’t use birth control for religious reasons, are expecting their 20th child in April 2012.

# birth-control - Thursday 9 September, 2010

China on verge of abandoning famous 'one child' rule
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

China on verge of abandoning famous 'one child' rule

Sep 9th 2010, 5:20 PM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

The country’s famous birth control policy – where families are only permitted to have one child or face fines – could be repealed.