Birth Control & Condoms

Posted on the Nov 23, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, Hello! I just received my first diaphragm but am having a difficult time locating spermicide. I've also heard some negative things about spermicide; causing damage to my cervix, sores...
Posted on the Nov 16, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty- I hope you can help me. I've never had an orgasm, which is rather annoying! I've read your responses to others who say this, thinking maybe they're experiencing small ones and not...
Posted on the Sep 25, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty & Carlin, I am 30 years old, female, and in my first healthy relationship. Sex was great for the first few months, I was able to ejaculate easily accompanied by orgasms. I was able to...
Posted on the Sep 23, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I don't believe that if you provide condoms and sex education that people f*ck more...they just f*ck safer. You can't repress biological drives with ignorance. Last week, the California...
Posted on the Sep 09, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I was reading a piece on NYMag about the increasing number of young women relying on the pullout method aka the withdrawal method of birth control. According to the numbers, one third of 15 to 24...
Posted on the Sep 05, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I just finished reading an interview with Alan Weisman author of The World Without Us. He spent two years traveling to 20 nations to investigate what this past century's population explosion means...
Posted on the Aug 30, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty, I am a 16 year old girl who recently became sexually active. I masturbate much more frequentaly then I have partner sex and I can orgasm regularly. What concerns me is birth control. I...
Posted on the Aug 06, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty, I know you're a big fan of the diaphragm, so I took your advice and got one, as me and my boyfriend don't really like condoms and I don't want to use anything with hormones. I haven't used...
Posted on the Jul 31, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty, I'm 19. When I was 13 I had my first period. No pain. That was the last period I had until I went to college. Every time you go to the clinic on campus, they ask you when your last...
Posted on the Jul 30, 2013 by Carlin Ross
According to new research, condoms boost vaginal health when compared to other forms of birth control.  Here's how: Our vaginas are perfectly acidic environments where naturally occurring...
Posted on the Jul 23, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Doctor Betty! First of all I must say I am a big fan of yours. First time I saw you and Carlin was on the Norwegian show Trekant (I am Norwegian), and since then I have been a fan. I think it's...
Posted on the Jul 19, 2013 by Carlin Ross
It's the most accessible, least expensive and most practical form of birth control on the planet.
Posted on the Jul 17, 2013 by Carlin Ross
The HHS Office on Women's Health has put together a birth control comparison chart that I wish was around when I was younger.  They breakdown all your options: barrier, hormonal, knowledge-based...
Posted on the May 31, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I have been very distressed recently about my options for birth control. I have been with the same partner for four years now and our sex life has been not always the greatest. I was...
Posted on the May 10, 2013 by Betty Dodson
After extensive research the FDA (the scientists) declared that Plan B (emergency contraception - EC) should be sold over-the-counter with no age restrictions. The Justice Department hit the roof -...