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Birth Control Hormonal Methods (cont.)

Progestin-Only Birth Control Pills

Progestin-only pills, also known as the mini-pill, are not used widely in the United States. Fewer than 1% of users of oral contraceptives use them as their only method of birth control. Those who use them include women who are breastfeeding and women who cannot take estrogen.

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