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TCC Films: Sweetening the Pill

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the pill

Ricki Lake’s natural childbirth documentary The Business of Being Born questioned the over-medicalization of birth. Her new film, Sweetening the Pill, questions the over-use of artificial birth control.  More and watch the trailer after the jump:

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To The Lady Ashamed of Being Pregnant With Her Fourth

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kids sleeping

Sylvia Bass writes about how women with more than 2 or 3 children are judged and shamed by a society that is not welcoming to life. “You have no idea how many people offer their condolences.” It’s in The Huffington Post here: To The Lady Ashamed of Being Pregnant With Her Fourth.

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TCC Video: Catholicism | Soul Pancake

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Catholicism

Zach Anner, from Soul Pancake, meets a young Catholic convert named Blythe and her five kids, and in the process learns about their faith and life. (Of course, it goes without saying that you don’t have to be a stay at home mom, have five kids, homeschool, or raise chickens to be a Catholic, but her interview is still pretty great.) Watch it after the jump:

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This Couple’s App Helped 10,000 Women Get Pregnant and Can Replace Birth Control Too

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William Sacks and Katherine Bicknell William Sacks and his wife Katherine Bicknell used hormonal birth control for ten years before Katherine got tired of the Pill’s side effects. Read more after the jump and learn about the app they created, Kindara, that can help couples conceive or avoid pregnancy naturally.

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Ditch the Pill Years Before You Plan to Start a Family

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Pregnancy Announcement

We’re Catholics, so we think there are lots of good reasons to ditch artificial birth control in favor of Natural Family Planning or The Fertility Awareness Method, but one of the least discussed reasons is that when you are ready to start a family, having used the Pill in the past makes it more difficult to conceiveDitch the Pill Years Before You Plan to Start a Family.  After the jump, a picture of my daughter falling asleep while eating pizza. Because, why not?

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