EPISODE 7: UGH, WHAT ARE MY BIRTH CONTROL OPTIONS
UGH, WHAT ARE MY BIRTH CONTROL OPTIONS a panel discussion at CYCLES + SEX
Facilitated by Sarah Waxman founder of At the Well with panelists:
Dr. Alfred Shihata inventor of FemCap and FemmyCycle, Holly Grigg-Spall author of "Sweetening the Pill: Or How We Got Hooked On Hormonal Birth Control", Emily Varnam co-founder of The Fifth Vital Sign and Jessica Vernon, MD,FACOG, OB/GYN faculty at Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx.
NOTES AND RESOURCES:
- History of BC in US
- History of Sterilization
- History of Birth Control Politics in US
- Nelson Pill Hearings
- The Doctor's Case Against the Pill by Barbara Seaman
- To learn more about the Fertility Awareness Method check out Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler
*Please note, while it is rare, it is possible to drop more than one egg per cycle which can be released within 24 hours of the first one. The Fertility Awareness Method rules still apply in these rare cases.