There are many contraceptives on the market, potentially making it difficult for women to choose the best method. The decades-old birth control pill, which contains progesterone and/or estrogen to suppress ovulation and thin the uterine lining, remains the forerunner. “Even today, the traditional birth control pill is still the most popular form of contraception,” said Susan Lipinski, M.D., OBGYN at Obstetrix® of Colorado, part of Pediatrix® Medical Group. “There are many different combinations of estrogen and progesterone at different doses, but all are of similar efficacy.
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