Evaluate Your Knowledge: How Much Do You Really Know About Birth Control?


Photograph of a pack of birth control pills

Check your knowledge about "the pill"








Click on the four Question links to see the self-check questions. Answer each question, then click on "check answer" for each question to see the correct answer.



Birth control pills are effective even if you miss taking them for a few days.



Birth control pills reduce the chances of certain types of cancer.



After you stop taking birth control pills, you can't get pregnant for at least two months.



Women should "take a break" from the pill every couple of years.