Is it time to make a birth control switch?
Some women love their birth control method while others struggle with remembering to take a daily pill, breakthrough bleeding, severe mood swings and other frustrating side effects. If you find yourself in the second camp, it might be time to talk with your doctor about making a switch.Read more
Ask Sofia: How long do I stay on birth control?
If your birth control is working for you, without any issues or side effects, you can likely continue it until you reach menopause or no longer need birth control, with some exceptions.Read more
Ask Sofia: I have an IUD – why am I bleeding?
More women are turning to IUDs, or intrauterine devices, for longer-term contraception that is both effective and convenient, yet are sometimes surprised when they still see bleeding or spotting monthly. After an IUD is inserted, it is normal to have some breakthrough bleeding over the next few days and weeks.Read more
Ask Sofia: Does Birth Control Cause Depression?
You may have heard about the recent study published in “JAMA Psychiatry” that researched the potential link between hormonal contraception and depression. We will probably be examining these results – and hopefully new studies on the topic as well – for years to come.Read more