An Ongoing Conversation about The Pill

Recently, I’ve come across that there are quite a few people who disagree with the research and conclusion that birth control pills can cause abortions.  I’ve been able to have some correspondence with a Christian doctor who opposes this view.  This post covers our conversation and my thoughts so far. In our emails I firstContinue reading “An Ongoing Conversation about The Pill”

Younger Women Are Getting Breast Cancer

Only 10% of breast cancer risk factors are genetic, according to this new study with Marissa Weiss. Here are just three things mentioned that we can do to decrease our risk: Have babies (yes! pregnancy is healthy) Make a point to breastfeed (breastfeeding is harder for some women than others, but the studies show breastfeedingContinue reading “Younger Women Are Getting Breast Cancer”

A Testimony of Hope, Peace, and Love

I found this story featured on the blog Money Saving Mom and just had to share it. It is a deeply moving testimony of hope in the midst of grief and an amazing celebration of the immense value of life.  It is evident that God has blessed this family with His peace.  My favorite partsContinue reading “A Testimony of Hope, Peace, and Love”

A New Discovery?

For those who have read my posts and are interested in further research regarding birth control, I figured it would be fair to spend some time on the counter-arguments. A commenter on a previous post mentioned a local doctor who says that if one of the three mechanisms of the pill fail, then they allContinue reading “A New Discovery?”

How Mr. Alcorn made me think differently about The Pill

I didn’t know very much about birth control options.  In fact, while I was still single and in college I didn’t really need to know much.  But, being in a serious relationship and likely getting married within a year or two made me more curious to know what my options would be.  So, I beganContinue reading “How Mr. Alcorn made me think differently about The Pill”

Controlling Birth: A Quest to Understand “Birth Control” – Part III Pregnancy Preventions

Part III: Pregnancy Preventions The fantastic thing about pregnancy preventions is that they are less complicated (in my opinion).  There are no foreign chemicals or substances pervasively intruding your body which make these methods far less convoluted.  Plus, they don’t mess with the process of procreation nearly as intrusively. The short list of barrier methodsContinue reading “Controlling Birth: A Quest to Understand “Birth Control” – Part III Pregnancy Preventions”

Controlling Birth: A Quest to Understand “Birth Control” – Part II A Break-down of Every Method

Part II: A Break-down of Every Method and How They Function Here I am going to provide basic, easily accessible information on the methods of birth control.  I realistically cannot go over every single one because there are far too many different brands and variations, but I will hit the main ones and talk aboutContinue reading “Controlling Birth: A Quest to Understand “Birth Control” – Part II A Break-down of Every Method”

Controlling Birth: A Quest to Understand “Birth Control” – Part I The Question of Life

Part 1: Finally, an Answer to the Question of Life It sounds rather terrible, doesn’t it?  What does it mean to control birth?  That’s what birth control tries to do, right?  Control it?  It’s kind of a funny name when you really think about it.  Birth is when the baby comes out, something women wouldContinue reading “Controlling Birth: A Quest to Understand “Birth Control” – Part I The Question of Life”