Nov 15, 2023

Thanks, Birth Control Day 2023

Celebrate Thanks, Birth Control Day with Planned Parenthood Direct

This Thanks, Birth Control Day, we’re giving a huge shout-out to our bestie birth control! 

According to the Guttmacher Institute, more than 99 percent of women ages 15-44 who have ever had sexual intercourse have used at least one contraceptive method. Contraception is so important because it gives people the freedom to decide their future and plan for a family on their own terms – that definitely is something worth celebrating! But, that’s not all from our beloved birth control!  

Birth control is a fan favorite for many reasons – beyond pregnancy prevention, it also boasts a number of other benefits, including acne prevention, period regulation, reduced risk of ovarian cancer, and more. 

Support for birth control is stronger than ever. Unfortunately, even today, not everyone has equitable information and access to the full range of contraceptive methods available. Whether its stigma associated with contraception or lack of access to reproductive care, many people worry about how they can take charge of their reproductive health. That’s why we created the Planned Parenthood Direct app to provide care, no matter what.  

With the Planned Parenthood Direct app, you can skip the doctor’s office and find a method that fits your lifestyle. Choose from several types of birth control on the app, including the pill, patch, and ring.  

The Pill 

Birth control pills are a kind of medicine with hormones. They come in a pack, and you take 1 pill every day. The pill is safe, affordable, and effective if you always take your pill on time.  

The Patch 

You wear the patch on certain parts of your body, and it releases hormones through your skin that prevent pregnancy. 

The Ring 

You wear a small, flexible ring inside your vagina, and it prevents pregnancy 24/7 by releasing hormones into your body.  

Help us say a big ‘thank you’ to birth control – download the Planned Parenthood Direct app and request a prescription today!  

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