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Final Research Paper

Donna B. Shelton


April 1, 2013

Heidi Willis

Each person has control over when and if they become parents. It does not matter if you are married or single. Choosing a birth control method can be challenging, however, consult your doctor for favorable recommendations. There are many choices available, but there are also many factors that would have a heavy impact on your decision. A woman making the choice will naturally choose what they think is most convenient for them. Women choose implanted contraceptives for convenience, but are they more harmful than helpful? Even though implanted contraceptives are causing more problems than ever, they can protect you from unwanted pregnancies. According to the Federal Drug Administration, FDA or USFDA, ( there is an estimated 150 million women worldwide that take some form of birth control.

Research shows all contraceptives have many harmful side effects. Experience has shown that the most effective birth control can fail.

Most women use birth control to avoid unwanted pregnancies, to reduce the size of a cyst, and allow their bodies to menstruate normally. Most teenagers are introduced to birth control early to control acne, painful cramps, and hormone imbalances. With so many choices available, your doctor will make a recommendation based on your medical history. It seems like there is a different form available every year. When visiting your doctor yearly, you may have some thoughts about which method interests you. The most effective way to prevent pregnancy is abstinence.

It used to be that 'The Pill' and 'condoms' were the most common types of birth control. Currently, Yasmin, which is an oral contraceptive that was FDA-approved in 2001 for use in the United...