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Birth Control Pills Online Pamphlet

Different kinds of birth control pills.

Different kinds of birth control pills. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Excerpt from the American Congress of Obstetricans and Gyncecologists (ACOG)

Birth control pills (also called oral contraceptives or “the pill”) are used by millions of women in the United States to prevent pregnancy. For most women, the pill is a safe and highly effective form of birth control.

This pamphlet explains

  • how birth control pills work
  • effectiveness
  • types of pills and benefits and risks of each
  • side effects

 


February 11, 2011 - Posted by | Consumer Health | , , , , ,

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