Can you harm the fetus with birth control pills?

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The birth control pill will not harm or end a pregnancy, but a woman stops taking them if she finds out she's pregnant, as they are of no further use.
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Is bleeding after birth control harmful?

Answer . Hello.\n. \nNo bleeding after using birth control isn't harmful hun. If you have stopped birth control and are bleeding, this is perfectly normal and is happening because your experiencing break through bleeding from the withdrawal of the pill. \n. \nIf you are bleeding while on birth (MORE)

Are birth control pills harmful?

Not today. In the beginning when it first came there were risks but today it's safe. it's important you tell the doctor your medical history though since there are different types of pills.

What is the best birth control pill?

Birth control pills all work differently for each individual. Some are specifically designed to help with things like cramps or acne. You should definitely talk to a doctor about what might be best for you. Remeber, there is no perfect pill for a person, but you can get pretty close Hi, The best c (MORE)

How does the birth control pill work?

Birth control pills work by giving your body additional estrogenand progesterone, at different amounts during the month. Thisincrease in estrogen and progesterone works via a negative feedbackloop; in other words, it tells your body that there is a lot ofestrogen and progesterone and therefore it ne (MORE)

What is the safest birth control pill?

In terms of safety concerns, or effectiveness? As far as safety, as in least dangerous side effects, COCPsA are the safest. The Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill (COCP), often referred to as "the Pill", is a combination of an estrogen (oestrogen) and a progestin (progestogen), taken by mouth to in (MORE)

Can birth control kill the fetus?

Answer . No, all birth control is a a hormone that blocks the onset of pregnacy. If your already prego then it cannot stop the natural order of things to happen. If you do not want to have a baby Im sure you know the one option you have, abortion, if you cant do that then your other option is to (MORE)

Where can you find birth control pills?

your local planned parenthood. if you have a low income they are cheap, or even free. the service is also confidential and it does not matter what age you are. even if you use birth control, use condoms unless you want to risk getting a disease.

What is the green pill in birth control?

In some pill brands, such as Ortho TriCyclen, the green pills are placebos aka sugar pills. In other birth control pills, like Ortho Micronor, the green pills are active pills that prevent pregnancy. You should ask your health care provider or pharmacist for information specific to your brand.

Birth control pill beginning with A?

There is Alesse 21 or Alesse 28 and Apri. The difference between Aless 21 and Alesse 28 is merely that Alesse 28 has 7 placebo pills, whereas Alesse 21 requires for the user to remember to start a new package of pills 7 days later.

When was birth control pill invented?

The birth control pill was invented in the early 1960s to help give women a control over their bodies where originally men had the role of using the protection; women now have a choice.

Will you get your period if on birth control pill?

yes you still will get your period on the pill. some pills you get your period every month and there are some pills that you have your period every three months. just talk to your doctor about what is right for you.

What are the advantages of the birth control pill?

A new study has found that women who use birth control pills will live longer. The first and most important advantage is that it gives a woman control over her own fertility. Other common advantages of birth control are lighter/shorter periods, less cramping, more predictable periods, clearer skin, (MORE)

When can you start the birth control pill?

Birth control pills can be started at anytime in your cycle, inwhich case you'll need to use a back up method of contraception,like abstinence from vaginal sex or condoms, for at least sevendays. The other option is to start the pill with your period (or thefirst Sunday following the first day of (MORE)

Is the birth control pill effective?

absolutely! If you take the pill as directed it is 99% effective. If you frequently skip days, however, the effectiveness drops to 80% If you don't think you are able to remember to take a pill at the same time every day there are also Depo shot, IUD implants available as well as the Nuvaring (MORE)

What affects do birth control pills have on a developing fetus?

well think about it. theres no need to use them. your already pregnant, and you don't have your period during pregnancy, so theres no use for them anyway im no expert on the matter, go to and type in "can you take the pill while pregnant" and look at some of the search results. you pr (MORE)

Could taking birth control pills and substituting sugar pills with real ones all month round be harmful?

It would be pointless. The sugar pills do not contain anything in them to keep you from getting pregnant. The placebos (or sugar pills) are there as "reminders" to keep you in the habit of taking them and so when you know to start a new pack. The sugar pills are not needed during your period,that's (MORE)

What do the sugar pills in birth control do?

The sugar pills basically don't have any hormones such as progestinand ethinyl estradiol which allows you to have your period. Thesugar pills are normally taken on the 4th week of your birthcontrol cycle. You don't need to take the sugar pills as guidedbecause either way you will have a period with (MORE)

If you are taking birth control pills and become pregnant continue to take the pills can it harm the baby?

If you ARE pregnant- you have no need to take birth control, you cannot get 'more pregnant' by not taking them or anything like that. Stop taking the birth control pills and start taking prenatal vitamins. Studies are linking birth control pills to being harmful to your baby- but even if they are no (MORE)

Can a minor get birth control pills?

yess..minors can get birth control. you can go to a local free clinic or go to planned parenthood, they base the cost of the pills on your income, so any minor can get them pretty cheap.

When do you use birth control pills?

Women use the birth control pill when they want to avoid pregnancy and for other conditions like heavy or painful periods. You take them daily, regardless of whether you have sex that day.

What are substitutes for a birth control pill?

The vaginal ring, the Merina IUD, Today Sponge & condoms, BC Patch, rhythm method. There are many things that can be used in place of The Pill that are just as effective when used consistently.

Is the birth control pill carcinogenic?

The birth control pill appears to lower the risks of some times of cancer while increasing the risk of other types. What the original author of this answer didn't mention is the updated review by IARC published in 2012. She also omitted information about the types of cancers for which the birth co (MORE)

Is diann a birth control pill?

Yes it is, but it is also prescribed for acne control in girls. It has one other unfortunate side effect, women tends to gain weight when taking it.

What is the green pill for in birth control?

In some birth control brands, the green pills are active pills and should not be skipped. In other brands, the green pills are placebos (sugar pills or reminder pills) and can be skipped. Talk to your pharmacist or health care provider to get information specific to your brand of birth control pills (MORE)

Is the birth control pill harmful?

the medical companies have tried their level best to make these pills really safe for women. and these are safe too. but it has it some side effect. also these side effects dont affect all women but differ from person to person. most of its side effect include irregularity in monthly period or seve (MORE)

What shape are birth control pills?

go on google maps if you cant find google maps go on and type google maps it will be shown and just click the link once you are on there you zoom out until they show a map of the 7 continents

What are monophasic birth control pills?

Monophasic birth control pills have a constant does of both Estrogen and Progestin in each hormonally active pill. They come in varying strengths and a doctor will help to determine which strength is best for each patient. Because of the uniform hormone levels, monphasics are the least likely of the (MORE)

Can you get your girlfriend birth control pills?

In the US, birth control pills are by prescription only, so your girlfriend must see a health care provider for a prescription. Once she has a prescription, you can pick them up for her. Contraceptive pills are offered at Planned Parenthood locations at low cost or free of charge.

What is a birth control pill and how it is use?

Birth Control pills are like condoms. They both protect the woman from becoming pregnant. You can buy birth control pills from CVS but they can be somewhat exspensive. But they do lower the chances of becoming pregneat far more then condoms do. To use one just take it by mouth 24 hours before you ha (MORE)

What birth control pill is right for me?

Most women will do well on a wide variety of pills. Any complaints you have about the first pill you try will guide your health care provider to choose one that's more likely to agree with you. Some considerations include how heavy or painful your periods are, any other health concerns, or the timin (MORE)

How do you get the birth control pill out of your system?

The birth control pill gets out of your system within a couple of days. (That's why you have to take it daily -- it doesn't last very long). Your body will take over the hormonal cycle again within a few weeks. There's nothing that will speed this process.