Failure rates for the most common forms of contraception are down, but it's not entirely clear whether it's due to education, availability, or other reasons.
A law in the Philippines mandates universal access to contraception, but the Supreme Court and the Catholic Church have fought its implementation. President Rodrigo Duterte is pushing back.
Family planning centers funded by the federal government are straining to meet a post-election surge in demand for contraceptives. And it's unclear if the new Congress will continue support.
Women lit up social media with warnings that birth control may become harder to get under a Trump administration. Gynecologists and Planned Parenthood centers say they're getting more calls.
Donald Trump's presidency could have a profound impact on abortion. He has said he'll nominate Supreme Court justices who would overturn the 1973 ruling that legalized the procedure.
Science has failed yet again to come up with hormonal birth control for men. The most recent study was stopped because the men reported problems with side effects like mood swings and acne.
A study finding that using hormonal birth control raises women's risk of depression raised a lot of eyebrows, but also shows how much we still don't know about women's health.
Implants and intrauterine devices are endorsed by pediatricians, OB-GYNs and health officials as a way to help girls and women space their pregnancies and reduce the risk of having a premature baby.
Sexually active teenagers are more likely to use birth control and are choosing forms that are more effective, a study finds. Births to teens dropped by 36 percent from 2007 to 2013.
Arkansas, a Bible Belt state that emphasizes abstinence-only in high school, is launching a mandatory program in its colleges and universities on strategies to prevent unplanned pregnancy.