Author: Joanne Cackett

Two things medical professionals really want you to know about your body and birth control

Medical professionals, whether they’re gynaecologists, psychiatrists, surgeons, nurses, or from some specialisation you’ve never heard of,…

We’ve ranked all methods of birth control by their effectiveness

It’s important if you’re using birth control to prevent pregnancy, that you are aware of how…

What is reproductive coercion?

In a recent poll we ran on Instagram, 63% of respondents claimed they have experienced reproductive…

Five reasons to think twice before downloading a period tracking app

The ‘FemTech’ industry (to use a term first claimed by Ida Tin, founder of the Berlin-based…

What is contraceptive provider bias and why you need to know

Have you ever felt that you’re being asked questions at the doctor that your married friends…

Common questions about Implanon

Implanon is a type of contraceptive implant – it is a small, flexible plastic rod (it’s…

Could we all soon be wearing our birth control as earrings?

Could your favourite earrings soon be your favourite method of birth control? Wearable birth control exists…

On the importance of speaking up about your health

Do you suffer from painful periods? Does your birth control ‘just not feel right’? Do you…