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Essure, the 'Tube Tying' Alternative: Not Just a Cork in the Bottle

Craig Bowron | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Craig Bowron

Two weeks ago a variety of experts and patients met to testify to a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel about concerns that the female sterilization device Essure is causing more problems than the FDA or Bayer, the manufacturer of the device, are admitting to.

Want Your Tubes Tied At A Catholic Hospital? Try Threatening To Sue.

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Catholic hospital on Monday reversed its decision to deny a pregnant woman post-birth sterilization after the ACLU threatened to sue,&...

Catherine Pearson

Meet The 20-Somethings Who Want To Be Sterilized | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women

They're young and childfree by choice, but can 20- and 30-something women get sterilized? The first time Bri Seeley told her doctor she wanted ...

No Form Of Birth Control Can Stop This Woman From Getting Pregnant

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.01.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Birth control can never be 100 percent effective, and this woman is proof. Elizabeth, a mom and blogger behind Motherhood: A Descent Into Madness, joi...

How My Sex Life Changed When I Got My Tubes Tied

Michele Botwin Raphael | Posted 08.06.2014 | Parents
Michele Botwin Raphael

I am opening myself up to talk about these procedures because they have been gratifying for me. Both, a gift. I hope more women who are done with or not interested in having children -- and who practice "safe sex" -- can experience the same joys of sex that I do.