Contraceptive Pill

Contraceptive pills contain, in differing dosages to be taken in different combinations during the month, two synthetic female hormones.  They contain estrogen and the second hormone, progesterone.  Sometimes that’s called the “pregnancy hormone.”  This hormone is normally formed in a … Continue reading

The IUD

The intrauterine device, or IUD, has been widely used for over three decades.  Its use in recent years, however, declined sharply, and for good reason.  Why?  Well, one very medical and one very ethical reason.  The ethical and moral reason?  … Continue reading