Max's knowledge of what the pill can do to and for the person that takes it, is probably the average knowledge that most people have. We know that it prevents becoming pregnant, but not always how. We know that it can have life long side effects but not sure what they are, and the chances of that happening. Often it can be hard to look deeper into the contraceptive we are taking because we may find something we don't like about them - what happens then? You can't always just stop taking it...
There are lots of options when it comes to contraceptives, but almost all are either hormonal or invasive. What are the options for those who don't want either?
Read our descriptions of the 6 main types of contraceptives - a 'what they don't always tell you' couple of paragraphs may tell you something you may not already know. We do understand that some GP's, schools and parents can be very informative, but that's not always the case... https://thepeachdiaries.co.uk/Contraceptives
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