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Bleeding and Birth Control: What’s normal?

Spotting or bleeding between periods can happen for many reasons. In most cases, those reasons are benign. But dealing with breakthrough bleeding is unpleasant and disruptive, and it’s important to speak to a doctor if this is happening, even though in most cases, breakthrough bleeding isn’t a major cause for concern. Starting a new form […]

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Birth Control and Antibiotics

Can Antibiotics Decrease Birth Control Pill Effectiveness? When used correctly, birth control pills have a 91% effectiveness rate. As the leading, most popular form of birth control, the pill is used by 28% of all women of reproductive age in the U.S. While the pill is highly effective at preventing unintended pregnancy, many women will […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Birth Control

Birth control was designed for women to prevent pregnancy, but there are many other uses that include regulating menstruation (your periods), balancing hormone levels, treating acne, and more. There are many different methods of birth control and the most commonly used of these is the birth control pill. Birth control pills are safe, successful, and relatively inexpensive. […]

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Birth Control Throughout History

In this guide: Birth Control: A History What were the earliest forms of birth control? Were ancient forms of birth control dangerous? What superstitions and wives tales surrounded birth control before the modern era? The Modern Birth Control Movement When was the pill invented? How has the pill changed women’s lives? Birth Control: A History […]

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When Should a Woman Start Birth Control?

When Should Women Start Taking Birth Control? When the birth control pill became widely available to U.S. women in the 1970s, it revolutionized their lives. For the first time in history, the average woman had the freedom and ability to pursue higher education, earn more money, and decide when she would get pregnant and how […]

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The Big Guide to the Pill

In this guide: What are birth control pills? How does someone take 28-day packs of birth control with the seven placebo pills? Is it safe to continuously take active birth control pills? What should someone do if they miss a dose? What are mini-pills? What should women who miss a dose of the mini-pill do? […]

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Flexible Spending Accounts

Don’t miss out on using FSA funds Dollars set aside for flexible spending accounts (FSA) expire at the end of each year at December 30, 11:59PM Eastern. Put your funds to good use by obtaining your prescription and birth control through Pandia Health. FSA FAQ What is a flexible spending account? A flexible spending account […]

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