Author(s): John Guillebaud
The Pill: The Facts Seventh Edition is still the most user-friendly, comprehensive source of unbiased information on the Pill, along with other hormonal alternatives such as implants, injections and patches, to help those of all ages make an informed decision regarding contraception.
PART 1 - YOUR CHOICE OF CONTRACEPTION; 1. Why take the Pill?; 2. What is the Pill?; 3. What about other methods of contraception?; PART 2 - KEEPING IT SAFE; 4. What causes the effects of the Pill?; 5. What are the benefits?; 6. What are the unwanted side-effects?; 7. What about blood clots, hearts attacks, and strokes?; 8. What about cancer?; 9. Who can take the Pill, who can't, and who needs careful monitoring?; PART 3 - TAKING THE PILL; 10. How do I get the Pill?; 11. How do I start the Pill?; 12. How do I take the Pill?; 13. What if I forget a Pill?; 14. What else can make the Pill less effective?; 15. What if I get side-effects?; 16. Which Pill should I choose?; PART 4 - OTHER TYPES OF PILL; 17. The progestogen-only Pill; 18. Emergency contraception; 19. The male Pill; 20. Postscript