Q. I just finished a z-pack for strep throat and my doctor advised me that I won’t have the full protection of my birth control pills until I start my next pack…in three weeks. Three weeks with a backup method isn’t a big deal, but my partner can’t seem to come or even really enjoy sex if we’re using a condom. So, do you have any tips for either alternate alternate methods, or how to make a condom easier/sexier/better? I know sex isn’t solely about an orgasm, but three weeks of blue balls is unsatisfying for anybody. Read More No Glove, No Love: Yes, But Can We Get the Glove Feeling Breezy?
Last week we learned the biology behind the menstrual cycle. This week, we’re going to learn how that biological understanding was used to prevent pregnancy ““ using some of the same hormones. Read More The Science of Birth Control Part 2