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woman hand holding contraceptive pillsI’m on the pill and I usually take it continuously so I don’t get a period. But this month I was going to take the placebo pills to have a period. What I’m wondering is: When do I start the hormone pills again? Right after my period ends even if there are placebo pills left? And how long after starting a new pack after my period can I have sex safely without a condom?

Congratulation for using birth control! As you know, using birth control pills “continuously” means that instead of taking the placebo pills (the different colored pills that are usually at the … read more

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depo-proveraInjeção Hormonal de Depo-Provera ®

Depo-Provera® é um método hormonal feminino de contracepção. É muito efetivo na prevenção de uma gestação. A Depo-Provera® contém uma forma sintética (feito pelo homem) do hormônio progesterona, chamada acetado … read more

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Smiling doctor talking to her patient in an office at the hospitalYour First Pelvic Exam

You may be worried about your first pelvic exam. It’s very normal to be uneasy about something when you don’t know what to expect. It’s also normal to feel embarrassed. … read more

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contraceptive spongeContraceptive Sponge

The contraceptive sponge is a small, donut-shaped foam sponge that contains a a spermicide called Nonoxynol-9. The contraceptive sponge is a vaginal barrier method that prevents pregnancy by keeping sperm … read more

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