Choices of contraception
A woman’s choice of contraception is dictated by a number of factors that influence their decision. These include:
The introduction of combined oral contraceptives in the early 1960s made effective reversible female contraception available for the first time.
Benefits of the pill
The obvious benefits of oral contraceptives are today well known and includes the prevention of unwanted pregnancy, abortion, the possibility of family planning and sexual liberation. In additions users also appreciate regulation of menstrual cycles, decrease in menstrual complaints and possibility of timing menstruation. Today some 90 million women are using an OC and their number continues to grow.
Source: EPG guide- www.epgonline.org/contraception/contraception.cfmLast Updated 27-05-2010