Is it okay to be on the birth control pill if you have high blood pressure?

Answer On One Hand: Women with Hypertension Should Be CautiousWomen who know they have hypertension (high blood pressure) should be cautious when selecting a method of birth control. Medline Plus recommen... Read More »

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When can I have unprotected sex after missing a birth control pill?

On One Hand: One Missed PillThe freedom to have unprotected sex while taking birth control pills will depend on how often and when you have forgotten to take the pill during your cycle. If you have... Read More »

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.…

How old is the birth control pill?

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 »

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 »