Is it safe to use oral contraceptives without a doctor’s exam?


Yes, medical experts agree that women with adequate information  can self-screen effectively to see if they can use oral contraceptives. 40,41,42,43,44 Oral contraceptives (“the Pill”) have few health risks for most women.  The Women Help Women consultation for oral contraceptives will help each woman determine if oral contraceptives are a good option for her and also which type of pill may be her best choice.