Bleeding Changes Affect Contraceptive Choice and Use

August 2006
Population Reports;Aug2006, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
The article discusses the impact of the use of contraceptives on menstruation. Bleeding changes varies depending on the birth control method used. Among the contraceptives that can cause bleeding changes are combined hormonal methods and progestin-only methods. Bleeding changes do not imply underlying illness. Family planning providers should discuss these aspects to women in order to prevent unwanted pregnancy.


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