Birth control is an oral contraceptive drug that women all over the world take. It prevents pregnancy and helps with other things women struggle with.. However many don't take birth control. Some parents do not allow their children to take it. I had many positives and negatives.
To start, there are many disadvantages to birth control. For example about 9 out of 100 people taking combination birth control pills will get pregnant in the first year of use. Taking the pill can cause birth defects, headaches, nausea, bloating, increased blood pressure and so much more. People also have to take the pill everyday at the same time, otherwise it will not work. Some people believe that birth control promotes “sexual behaviors.” Another negative is the longer you take birth control the harder it is for you to get pregnant in the future.
Birth Control also has positives. Birth control raises the odds of getting some cancers,and lowers other cancers. Studies show that individuals who take the pill have 30%-50% lower risk of ovarian cancer than others. The longer you take the pill the less likely you get this cancer. Another positive is obviously it prevents pregnancy and helps with acne, cramps, menstrual cycle, etc. The longer you take the pill the less chance to get pregnant later on in life.
In conclusion, birth control has many positives and negatives. I believe that teens should be able to go on birth control. It helps with many things.
Would you let your teenage girl go on birth control pills?
Do you think birth control pills are useful or not useful?
How old should you be to get on birth control?