Depo-Provera (The Shot) - More than 99% Effective for Preventing Pregnancy
Depo-Provera: A shot of birth control that lasts up to 3 months. Totally private. Totally up to you.
Is it for you?
- No pills to lose, no fancy procedures, it’s just a shot.
- You’ll stop having a period in about 6-9 months.
The flip side:
- Got a ride? Only works if you get to the clinic every 3 months for your shot.
- It is a good idea to take extra calcium.
- It can cause irregular bleeding or a change in your appetite.