Category: Birth Control

Under 18? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

This post was written by Paige Alexandria, a counselor at Austin Women’s Health Center, and a volunteer advocate at Jane’s Due Process, one of our funding partners.   Restrictions When Needing Abortion and Birth Control In Texas, laws restrict people from getting birth control or an abortion under 18 without permission from a parent or […]

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Finding the Best Birth Control Options for You

Our doctors and staff at Austin Women’s Health Center believe that helping patients choose the right birth control is one of our most important jobs. Our doctors and providers are here to listen to your needs, answer any questions, and help you find the best match. There are so many different contraception methods available today […]

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What Kind of Emergency Contraception a.k.a. “The Other Pill” is Right For Me?

Understanding specialized pharmaceutical terms and language used by medical professionals is difficult. It can be extra tricky when trying to distinguish the difference between all the types of reproductive pills available today. Do you need a birth control pill, emergency contraception medication, medical abortion, and what exactly is “the abortion pill?” At AWHC, our staff […]

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