The shot or The pill ( birth control )?

Answer 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 »

Top Q&A For: The shot or The pill ( birth control )

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 »

Who invented the birth control pill?

Chemists Frank Colto and Carl Djerassi independently invented forms of synthetic progesterone pills. They would not have been used as contraceptives, however, without the research of physician Geor... 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 »