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The FDA Approved A Non-Hormonal Birth Control For Women This Year

So why aren’t doctors prescribing it?

Phexxi — the new non-hormonal birth control.

The first time I tried hormonal birth control, I vomited into my college dormitory toilet for hours. That nausea continued for weeks. Weeks turned into months of trying one hormonal birth control pill after another. When my weight dropped below 105 lbs, my doctor told me it was time to admit…



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Carlyn Beccia

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact: