When were birth control pills first introduced?

Answer The birth control pill was originally introduced in 1957 to treat gynecological problems. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it would approve the pill for use as a female contrace... Read More »

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When were birth control pills approved by the FDA?

In 1957, the FDA approved the use of an oral contraceptive called Enovid to treat severe menstrual disorders. It was not until 1960 that the FDA approved Enovid for sale as a birth control pill.Sou... Read More »

Will it hurt the baby if you were still taking your birth control pills when you found out you were pregnant?

Answer More than likely everything with baby is fine. Don't stress about it. Your doc will probably give you an ultrasound soon.

If you had sex when you were off birth control and got preg and didnt know it until you were put back on birth control will it kill the baby?

If the birth control inhibits ovulation, once you have a fertilized egg, it should be fine as it has passed the point where birth control will do anything about it. However I'm not a pharmacist / d... Read More »

Will it harm your baby if you just found out you're 3 weeks pregnant and are currently on Ritalin and were taking birth control pills because you didn't know you were pregnant?

AnswerNot too sure about the Ritalin but I do know that there has been no evidence that taking birth control in early pregnancy without knowing that you are pregnant causes any complications althou... Read More »