The Patch

David Moreland

Chad Morris

*How it works

-A combination of the hormones ,progesterone and estrogen, in the patch prevents ovulation.

-The hormones in the patch also thicken the mucus produced in the cervix, making it difficult for sperm to enter and reach any eggs that may have been released.

-Uses the birth control patch based on monthly menstrual cycle.

*Locations- your upper outer arm, your upper torso (front or back, excluding your breasts), your abdomen, or your buttock.

*Duration- 2-3 days after you take the patch off

*Stage of Fertilization- Prevents the egg from dropping

*Male or Female- Female

*Side Effects-

-Bleeding in between periods

-Breast tenderness

-Nausea and vomiting

-Irritation where the patch sits on your skin

-A change in your sex drive

*Protection against STDs?


*How effective is it at preventing pregnancy?

-99% effective when used correctly

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