Birth Control Pill 101


The pill can help strengthen your bones and protect against osteoporosis.

Cancer of the Ovary and Endometrium (Lining of the Uterus).

Studies show that using the pill over a period of time may lower the risk of developing ovarian and endometrial cancer.

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID).

This disease is an infection of the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and other related areas. If it is not treated, it can cause scarring and lead to infertility, tubal pregnancies, and chronic pelvic pain. The pill can help prevent bacteria that cause PID from entering the uterus.

Breast Cancer.

Most studies show that the pill does not increase the risk of breast cancer.