Birth Control Pills
Austin Mckitrick & Courtland Wolfe
How it Works
-prevents ovulation (the release of an egg during a monthly cycle) also thickens the mucus around the cervix, and affects lining of the uterus
Location In the body
- The first step of the cycle occurs when a follicle-stimulating hormone is sent from the pituitary gland to encourage growth of the ovaries’ follicles.
What stage of fertilization does it stop
Male or female use.?
- blood clots, stroke, heart attacks and pauses the process for the menstral cycle.
Protection against STD
-it does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases.
How effective is the pill?
- Less than 1 out of 100 women will get pregnant each year if they always take the pill each day as directed.
-also is about 99% effective.
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