First time taking the Birth Control Shot?

Answer Some women gain weight and some don't. Out of all other types of hormonal contraceptives, injected methods have a higher percentage of women who gain weight. Most of the weight gained is abdomina... Read More »

Top Q&A For: First time taking the Birth Control Shot

If you found out you're pregnant but you were taking birth control pills the whole time because you didn't know could that hurt the baby or could there be any side effects?

Answer Yes it could hurt the baby. Taking birth control pills while pregnant can cause fetal development problems, diformaties and miscarriages.

If you find out from the doctor that you are pregnant would heshe keep you on birth control pills if you are already taking them or would heshe tell you to stop taking them?

Pill While Pregnant    A doctor would tell you to stop taking them immediately if you want to protect the fetus.  Birth control pills can be harmful or can have abortive properties for the fetus.

The shot or The pill ( birth control )?

I'm on DEPO, and I'd have to say if you don't want to gain weight, don't use it. I don't mind, cause I've always been very thin. I'm on my 3rd month, but have gained 10 pounds in the last 3 months.... Read More »

Does taking vitamins affect birth control?

On One Hand: Effect of Vitamins on Birth ControlVitamins do not reduce the effectiveness of hormonal birth control. They do interfere, though, but only in a sense that taking vitamins while on birt... Read More »