Author: Xuyun Zeng

  • Where to get emergency contraceptive pill in Singapore

    Where to get emergency contraceptive pill in Singapore

    Emergency contraceptive pills, also known as “morning after pills”, are a form of birth control taken after unprotected sex or failure of other contraceptive methods such as broken condoms or missed birth control pills.  However, they have to be taken soon after intercourse occurs to be effective, following which any other intercourse should be protected […]

  • Cost and Procedures of an IUD in Singapore

    Cost and Procedures of an IUD in Singapore

    An intrauterine device (IUD) is a popular method of long-acting contraception used by an average of 23% of female contraceptive users worldwide. It is a small, T-shaped device made of plastic that is inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. Although an IUD is merely the size of a paper clip, they can last up […]

  • When is a birth control injection the ideal solution for Singapore women?

    When is a birth control injection the ideal solution for Singapore women?

    Imagine having a birth control vaccine. Just like the COVID-19 vaccine, you take the initial dose. Then you need booster shots for the period in which you want to be under birth control. Some Singaporean women swear by birth control injections over all other methods because of its convenience. The most common alternative is to […]

  • I need a morning after pill in Singapore NOW. Where can I get it ?

    I need a morning after pill in Singapore NOW. Where can I get it ?

    The need for a morning after pill often comes as an emergency because its effectiveness in preventing pregnancy decreases from the time un-protected or under-protected sex happens. In Singapore, you would require a doctor’s prescription to get it. Time is of the essence. If you already know you need a morning after pill, click here […]

  • Should you get a birth control implant? Things to consider in Singapore

    Should you get a birth control implant? Things to consider in Singapore

    What is a birth control implant? A birth control implant, Implanon, is a contraceptive method for women who prefer a long-term birth control method that helps couples do away with the need of using condoms or taking daily birth control pills. Instead, it is a small implant that our doctors can insert into your upper […]

  • A Guide to Starting Birth Control Pills in Singapore

    A Guide to Starting Birth Control Pills in Singapore

    In Singapore, a wide variety of contraceptive methods are available. However, there is no robust data about the level of awareness and knowledge of contraception among women in Singapore. We just don’t talk about it enough. Ironically, the sales of birth control pills were at a four year high in Singapore in 2020. The usage […]