Pill User Guide

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Abstract:

This one-page fact sheet uses a question and answer format to educate people about how to use the birth control pill. It explains how birth control pills work, starting the pill, daily use, and what a person should do if they miss a pill, or stop taking the pill and have unprotected sex. It discusses other possible health benefits, and any potential side effects and risks. The document clarifies that the pill does not protect from Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) or HIV, and advises condom use.

Author(s):
Reproductive Health Access Project
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Review:
Community review
This translation was evaluated by a representative or group from the community for accuracy and cultural relevance.
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Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
7/20/2015
Record Last Updated:
4/24/2017

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