Who was the inventor of birth control pills?

Answer With the support of birth control activist Margaret Sanger, Polish-American chemist Frank B. Colton introduced the pill known as Enovid in 1960. His invention is credited as being the first oral co... Read More »

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Differences in Birth Control Pills & Pills for Menopause?

Both birth control pills and pills for menopause, more commonly called hormone replacement therapy (HRT), contain progesterone and/or estrogen. The difference lies in the amount and type of hormone... Read More »

How to Use Birth Control Pills & Morning After Pills?

Birth control pills use hormones to prevent pregnancy by stopping the release of an ovum and keeping the sperm from getting through the cervix. They also keep the ovum from making it down the fallo... Read More »

List of Birth Control Pills That Help Control Acne?

In the quest to cure acne, people, especially women, will turn to every lotion, gel, scrub or ointment in order to cure their blemishes. However, some doctors are now prescribing oral contraceptive... Read More »

If you become pregnant while on birth control pills but are unaware that you are pregnant will continuing to take the pills harm the developing fetus in any way?

Answer Yes - you should do whatever you have to in order to find out for sure if you're pregnant, and stop immediately as soon you know are.