The Modern Girls Guide that will clear the myths of the Pill

December 6th, 2007 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin  

Washington, Dec 6(ANI): Though contraceptive pills are the most widely used birth control measures, there are certain common myths that persist in the society over its use and benefits.

Television host The Modern Girls Guide series, Jane Buckingham along with womens health expert Valerie Schulz, recently launched The Modern Girls Guide to the Pill to help clear out the myths and understanding of the basics facts.

The Modern Girls Guide to the Pill features Ms. Buckinghams advice, along with educational information about how the Pill works; the different options available; contraceptive and non-contraceptive benefits; risks and side effects; and, how to read the detailed patient information.

The interactive guide is available on the recently re-launched site.

It also contains interactive tools to help women, together with their healthcare professionals, determine if the Pill is the right option for them and what type of Pill might be best suited to their needs.

Ms Buckingham said that this guide would provide indepth understanding of the pills.

Todays Modern Girl wants to be well informed and take more control of her health. The Modern Girls Guide to the Pill is a great starting point for a deeper understanding of the basic facts about birth control pills and better dialogue with your healthcare professionals, she said.

Dr. Schulz says todays woman wants a pill that offers other benefits also.

Today, many women want a Pill that offers not only effective pregnancy prevention, but also other benefits, like predictable periods and minimal breakthrough bleeding, said Dr. Schulz.

She further added that the women should consult their healthcare professionals to identify the best option available.

Women need to talk to their healthcare professionals about what is the best option for them. For women interested in a high performance, low-dose pill, can be a great option because it may provide shorter, lighter or more predictable periods, she added. (ANI)

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