Thursday, December 08, 2016

Amy Hendel's Posts

What are My Birth Control Options?

There is a lot of talk about teenage unwanted pregnancies.  Yet, according to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy in Washington D.C., the majority of unplanned pregnancies and abortions are actually occurring among women in their 20s.  And 4 in 10 of those unwanted pregnancies are happening to 20+ year old... Read moreChevron

Female Genitalia 101

Well I covered the male anatomy in Male Genitalia 101, so it's only fair that I cover female anatomy as well.  Of course, it's an area I am far more familiar with, but even I learned some new information as I researched the topic.

 

Let's start by saying that we women are a bit more complicated because we seem... Read moreChevron

Male Genitalia 101

Male Genitalia 101

 

That's right, it's time to really understand your male anatomy, so you can then have an understanding of what can go wrong or why you may not be feeling "sexually healthy."  Let's start with basic anatomy.  The male reproductive system includes the penis, scrotum, testes (testicles) vas deferens, seminal... Read moreChevron

Birth Control for Women over 30

Just like there are appropriate fashions for women of different ages, and targeted skincare for women in specific age groups, why not contraception that fits your age and lifestyle needs?  Depending on whether you have already had kids and still plan to have more, or you're done with pregnancies, or you're clear that you don't want to ever... Read moreChevron

Plan B emergency contraception: What you need to know

Let's start by establishing what emergency contraception is.  It's a method of preventing pregnancy when you have had unprotected sex, or when you think a contraception method you used has failed.  You then need some way to prevent the possible pregnancy you suspect may occur.  The drugs you take, called emergency... Read moreChevron