UNDERSTANDING HORMONES IN CONTRACEPTION - #MYCONTRACEPTION

UNDERSTANDING HORMONES IN CONTRACEPTION

HORMONES TO PREVENT UNINTENDED PREGNANCY

Hormones occur naturally in the body, and they affect us all in different ways. Some methods of contraception contain hormones, which affect the menstrual cycle and/or the body to stop you from becoming pregnant when you don't want to be. Whether they act in the short term or the long term, their desired effect is similar.

CONTRACEPTION THAT USES HORMONES

There are several methods of contraception that use hormones to prevent unintended pregnancy. Here's a short overview of how they work.

ALTERNATIVE CONTRACEPTION METHODS

If your usual contraception recently let you down, if a late period has caused you concern, or if your current method doesn’t fit your lifestyle, consider these contraception methods:

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