Birth control pills
The birth control pill is surrounded by misinformation. Get the facts on common concerns and questions about taking the pill.
If you're otherwise healthy, birth control pills generally can be taken as long as you need birth control.
Wondering which birth control pill is best for you? Weigh the risks and benefits of the different types of birth control pills.
Delaying your period is possible if you use an extended or continuous method of birth control. Find out how you can have more control over your menstrual cycle.
Breakthrough bleeding is more common with continuous and extended-cycle birth control pills, but usually decreases with time.