The Pill: Birth Control 101
the pill, aka birth control pills or oral contraception, is a series of pills that you take every day at the same time to prevent pregnancy. there are a bunch of different types but most work by releasing hormones that prevent ovulation and help block sperm from getting to the egg. the pill can have side effects like spotting sore breasts and nausea but they usually clear up after a few months. if they don't, your healthcare provider can prescribe a different type or help you find another method that'll work better for you. the pill doesn't protect against sexually transmitted infections so be sure to use a condom too. the pill is relatively private and easy to use, just take it every day around the same time. depending on what type you use you can also control how often you get your period. get free or low cost birth control at a nearby the right time health center in missouri. no insurance? no problem. visit the righttime.org for more information
Everything you need to know about the pill in less than a minute.
The pill is birth control that you take once a day to prevent pregnancy. There are different types, but most work by preventing ovulation and blocking sperm from reaching the egg. The pill is easy to use. Just take it every day, around the same time.
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