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VIDEO: HOW DOES EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION WORK

Emergency contraception is a safe way to prevent pregnancy and can be used up to five days after unprotected sex. Learn more about how emergency contraception works and which type is best for you.

Feb. 15, 2016

VIDEO: THE IMPLANT IS SUPER EFFECTIVE

The birth control implant is a tiny rod that is inserted in your upper arm by a medical professional. It prevents pregnancy for up to three years, eases period cramps, and can be removed at any time. 

Feb. 15, 2016

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7 REAL ABORTION STORIES TOLD BY CELEBS

On the eve of the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the hotly contested Supreme Court decision that upheld the right for women to have access to safe and legal abortion care, seven actresses share real women’s abortion stories.

Jan. 26, 2016

UPCOMING EVENTS: POPP! AND FEARLESS VOICES

Join us at Planned Parenthood's inaugural POPP! Event, a benefit supporting Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest. This event will be held Feb. 18, 2016 in La Jolla.

Jan. 23, 2016

5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT BIRTH CONTROL

Birth control questions…we all have them. Confusion is the last thing we want you to experience when it comes to birth control so we’re answering our patients’ most frequently asked questions.

Jan. 22, 2016

VIDEO: FIND OUT IF THE PILL IS FOR YOU

The birth control pill is safe and simple to use; not to mention, it can clear up acne and make your periods lighter! Watch this cute, short video to learn more about The Pill.

Jan. 20, 2016

DEAR MEN, WE’RE HERE FOR YOU TOO

As the most trusted nonprofit, reproductive health care provider in the country, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our patients — all of our patients. 

Jan. 19, 2016

5 OF OUR FAVORITE BODY ACCEPTANCE INFLUENCERS

When it comes to getting a sense of what’s “normal” in terms of physical appearance these days, the struggle is real. With Photoshop, plastic surgery, and a ridiculous weight standard, it’s easy to have unrealistic expectations about what “real” is.

Jan. 19, 2016

WHY JENNIFER LAWRENCE IS OUR SPIRIT ANIMAL

First, Jennifer Lawrence took a fierce stance on equal pay, writing a powerful essay, which made an appearance in Lena Dunham’s newsletter Lenny that tackled the income disparities women face in the workforce. 

Jan. 9, 2016