Most women take the combination pill, which contains two hormones, estrogen and progestin. The mini-pill, on the other hand, contains only progestin.
Risks Of Combination Birth-Control Pills
Women who are susceptible to blood clots might find some health risks in using combination birth-control pills.
Who Should Use The Mini-Pill
The mini-pill is ideal for women older than 40 who may not ovulate on a regular basis, and for women who are exclusively breast-feeding their infant.
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