Do you think you know all about birth control pills? In this note we tell you the most common myths.
-The pills make you gain weight : It is not always true. Whether the pills will help you gain weight or not depends on the type of hormones they contain and your body. Ideally, blood tests should be done and consulting with your gynecologist is the best option for your case.
-You should always take the pill at the same time: this does not make it more effective. The important thing is to not let more than 24 hours pass between take and take. Anyway, taking the pill at the same time is a good strategy to avoid forgetting the shot.
-When used for a prolonged period make it difficult to get pregnant later : on the contrary, it is possible to get pregnant as soon as the contraceptive is stopped. As soon as the extra dose of hormones is eliminated by the body the ovaries are again allowed to ovulate.
-The body needs a break: the only reason to take a vacation contraceptive method is because you are in the search for a pregnancy. Other than that, there is no need to discontinue use.
– It is not necessary to take care while it suckles: this is false. After the quarantine period your body returns to ovulate normally, which indicates that you can get pregnant again. It is important that you consult with your gynecologist which is the method that best suits your needs for this period of life.