Birth Control Pills Effectiveness and Side Effects

Oral birth control, also commonly known as the Pill, is a hormonal method of contraception. The birth control pill is orally ingested and must be taken daily in order to provide continuous protection. How Does Birth Control Pills Work? The actual hormones progesterone as well as estrogen released through the pill into a woman’s bloodstream prevent […]

The Contraception Patch Advantages & Side Effects

  The Contraception patch, as the name suggests, is a small patch that sticks to the skin of the user and releases hormones into your bloodstream. It can be stuck on any part of the body such as the buttocks, abdomen, torso or arms. When used properly, the contraception patch has about a 99% success […]

Why Use the Vaginal Contraceptive Ring?

The contraceptive ring is a hormonal form of birth control. The doughnut shaped flexible ring is inserted into the vagina and releases hormones to prevent pregnancy. The active ingredients in the also called vaginal ring, are estrogen and progestrogen. One advantage of the vaginal contraceptive ring is that once it is inserted, you do not […]