The Pros And Cons Of Birth Control

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"The belief that birth control pills are safe comes from more than 40 years of continuous brainwashing by the pharmaceutical industry to both physicians and the public. We are victims of misinformation and dangerous practices," says Dr. Erika Schwartz. Most people do not realize how bad it and all of the harm it can cause your body. Ironically, I personally got the bad side effects from being on birth control. After all, it is something people do not normally think about when deciding to take it. Most people look past the cautions that the doctor give beforehand, as it does not seem to happen too often since "it rarely occurs to most." While birth control has many health benefits, it can also cause a variety of problems such as reducing milk supply during breastfeeding, causing migraines, and increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke.
One of the many reasons birth control is bad for you and your child is because when birth control is used in early breastfeeding, it can cause lower milk supply. When you take a type of birth control containing estrogen, it causes the low supply. You may take progestin hormone types, but they should be started six to eight weeks after the child has been born. Even though it is called "safe" to take, there are many reports of where mothers say that they do experience this. "There may be some concern about the baby’s immature liver being able to metabolize the hormones passed through the milk well enough" (KellyMom, 2017). Now

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