Discussion Thread: Contraception and Sterilization

This morning, Texas governor Rick Perry signed controversial anti-abortion restrictions into law, effectively denying important care to women who face risky pregnancies due to personal medical conditions.

Next month, I will be going in to see my doctor to talk to her about what, if any, contraception and sterilization procedures are available to me and will be (1) covered by my insurance and (2) not create a conflict with my existing medical conditions and medications for same.

I know I'm not the only Texas woman dealing with this. I know I'm not the only woman in the country dealing with this. I know I'm not the only woman on this board dealing with this. I know that I'm not the only person dealing with this, and that not only women are affected by this.

This is a discussion thread for people with uteri, people who need access to contraception and reproductive freedom yet who are being denied access by our governments, to share what works for them and how they are holding up.

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