Sep 25, 2023

Benefits of Birth Control Pills

Two birth control packs from Planned Parenthood Direct with words "benefits of birth control"

The birth control pill is a safe, simple, and convenient contraceptive method—but did you know that birth control pills also have many perks in addition to preventing pregnancy? 

For example, both combination and progestin-only pills reduce menstrual cramps, lighten periods, and even lower your risk of ectopic pregnancy. You can also use the pill to safely skip your period, either for special occasions or regularly. 

>>

Related articles

©2024 Planned Parenthood® and its logo of nested "Ps" are registered service marks of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.