Using the Pill

The birth control pill was one of the most important scientific advance of the 20th century. Learn what this method of birth control does and why it remains a popular choice today.
Birth control pills would be hard to access for over half a million women and girls if Planned Parenthood is defunded.
Can You Buy Birth Control Pills Over-the-Counter?
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Get Info on How a Woman Can Switch to a New Birth Control Pill
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Can Taking the Birth Control Pill While Pregnant Hurt My Baby?
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Can You Get Pregnant If You Miss a Pill?
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How Hormonal Contraception and the Pill Prevent Pregnancy
Facts About the Pill
Five Must Known Facts Before You Start Taking the Pill
Types of Birth Control Pills
How Do You Choose Between Multiphasic vs. Monophasic Birth Control?
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Birth Control Pills and High Blood Pressure
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Do You Ovulate on the Pill?
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The Pill Has More Health Benefits Than Just a Contraceptive
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Learn the Benefits, Risks, and Side Effects of the Birth Control Pill
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Does Weight Reduce the Effectiveness of the Pill?
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If You Take The Pill, Are You at Risk for IBD?
Using the Pill to Skip Your Period
5 Steps to Skipping Your Period With the Pill
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10 Facts About the Birth Control Pill
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Daylight Saving Time and Your Birth Control Pill
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Understanding What the Role of Progestin in Birth Control Is
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8 Types of Progestin in Combination Birth Control Pills
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Does It Really Matter When You Take Your Pill?
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Possible Side Effects of the Pill
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Here Is a Look at the Overall Effectiveness of the Birth Control Pill
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What to Do If You Forgot to Take Your Birth Control Pill
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Birth Control Pills Allow Women to Not Have a Fear of Pregnancy
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Why the Pill Is Good for More Than Simply Preventing Pregnancy