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What You Should Know About Birth Control and Autoimmune Disease

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Hormonal Birth Control Can Affect Your Immune System


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Hormones' Effects on the Body


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Crohn’s Disease and Birth Control


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Ulcerative Colitis and Birth Control


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Lupus and Birth Control


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Thyroid Disease and Birth Control


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Multiple Sclerosis and Birth Control


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Autoimmune Skin Disorders and Birth Control


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Questions to Ask Your Doctor


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Birth Control Has Benefits, too


Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

@RobinPregnancy

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and the award-winning pregnancy and parenting author of “The Complete Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy” and more than 10 other books. Between her nine children, teaching childbirth classes, and attending births for more than two decades, she has built up an impressive and practical knowledge base. You can follow Robin on Twitter @RobinPregnancy, Instagram, and Facebook.