How old is the birth control pill?

Answer The birth control pill was first introduced to prevent pregnancy in 1960. Before that it had been approved by the FDA for the treatment of severe menstrual cramps, with a warning that it would, as ... Read More »

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How can I make wife (asian) more comfortable with taking a birth control pill Pill with least side effects?

Clearly she doesn't want to take them. Her concerns are valid. So how about trying a different birth control? Like an IUD? Or a diaphragm? Sponge? Etc.…

What is a birth control pill?

Each year millions of women choose the birth control pill as their preferred from of contraception. When you know more about how the pill works, you can decide if this is the right type of birth co... Read More »

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 »

Can adolescents use the birth control pill?

On One Hand: Adolescents Can Take Birth ControlFor sexually active young women, the birth control pill (oral birth control) is an effective method of preventing pregnancy. It is recommended for gir... Read More »