Contraceptives


From the basics of condoms to the nitty gritty of the morning after pill, we provide the latest news and info so you can enjoy safe sex – and stay baby free.

Everyone knows that wearing a condom is one of the most effective ways to prevent unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections. However, it's what you don't know about putting on a condom that can change your life.

This safer sex tips will help you play safe - without spoiling the fun.

From better access to birth control to better, safer sex play, here are few things that are worth being thankful for.

This contraceptive staple isn't only safe, it can make your sex life sizzle - if you know a few simple tricks. Discover the steamier side of safe sex here.

This mom's idea of age-appropriate sex education is evolving as her son grows. Find out why - and how she's adapting.

Before society allowed frank and open discussion about sex, ignorance reigned supreme. We set you straight on nine common contraception misconceptions.

How much do you really know about sex? Find out as we confirm or debunk some commonly held beliefs about the subject.

Female condoms have gotten a bum rap for years. But take it from me: This prophylaxis is way underrated. Here's why I love them.

In honor of Global Female Condom Day, we look at some of the things you may not know about this unique form of contraception.

When it comes to contraception, it might seem like women are stuck with all the decisions, but there are many things men can (and should) do.

Check out these unbelievable facts and statistics about condoms, including the world’s largest condom and unusual uses for condoms.

Emergency contraception often gets a bad rap, but a lot of it stems from misinformation. Get the facts here.

Before the days of birth control pills, condoms and other potions, people tried just about everything they could think of. And we mean everything.

We’ve come a long way since the first birth control pill was sold in the 1960s. Today, there are many brands available, several types of pills and far fewer serious side effects. Learn more about the pill and the varieties available to today.

You can split hairs about which type of birth control is the most effective, but what really ensures that you get the best protection is that you use it properly and consistently.

A roll in the hay can be a good time, but there's more to sexual health than just getting it on.