Sentence Examples

  • Since the FDA approved the birth control pill in 1960, there have been major advances in contraceptive choice, giving women the freedom to compare birth control pills and other methods of contraception to find a method that suits them.
  • According to, a woman in her early 20's has an 86 percent chance of getting pregnant within 12 months, assuming that she is not using a contraceptive and is having intercourse regularly.
  • For women who are considering having a more 'long-term' contraceptive such as Depo-Provera, the Mirena Coil, or the implant, it is essential to establish the likelihood of migraines as a side-effect.
  • In the case of severe cramping, doctors may recommend a low-dose oral contraceptive to prevent ovulation, which may reduce the release of prostaglandins and the severity of the cramps.
  • Pregnancy can occur even after one missed does, therefore, it is crucial to maintain a regular cycle when taking the contraceptive pill as a means to avoid unwanted pregnancy.