Contraceptives give couples the opportunity to take control of their fertility and decide when they would like to become parents at a time that is right for them. According to research, there are as many as 99 percent of women who have ever had sexual intercourse, and have used at least one contraceptive at some point in their lives.
However, in spite of all the good that comes from birth control, contraceptives still are not without problems. Here are some of the most common side effects of the most popular forms of birth control.
The birth control pill is the most popular form of contraceptive, used by an estimated 25% of all women who use contraceptives.
The pill is up to 99.9% effective at preventing unplanned pregnancies, but that doesn’t automatically suggest that it’s free from side effects. Here is a list of some of the most common side effects of the birth control pill.
- Increased appetite
- Blood Clots