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The Shot

The Shot

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.