Who invented the birth control pill?

Answer 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 »

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In what year was the birth control pill invented?

In 1951, two companies developed synthetic progesterone to be used as an oral contraceptive. Birth control pills were not available to the public until 1960, when they were approved by the Food and... 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.…

Which is the best birth control pill?

On One Hand: Combination Birth Control PillsCombination birth control pills contain both estrogen and progestin and are the most common type of birth control pill. This birth control pill has a sli... 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 »