Patch Contraception

Amy Daniels & Hannah Tissenbaum

Chemical Protection that releases estrogen & progestin. Used by women keeping the eggs from leaving the ovaries & makes cervical mucus thicker keeping sperm from getting to the egg.

Interrupts between the production of viable oocytes & Ovulation

Placed on the upper arm, shoulder, & butt area. Used once a week for 3 weeks and is followed by one patch free week.

Side effects of the patch may include irregular menstrual bleeding, nausea, headaches, dizziness, breast tenderness, mood changes, & blood clots.

The patch does NOT protect against STD's.

1/100 women will get pregnant even if used as directed, 99% effective.

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