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What are mini birth control pills?

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Mini birth control pills are pills that contain only one hormone (progestin). They do not contain estrogen and may be prescribed in women who are breastfeeding or in women who experience nausea or other side effects of estrogen.

From: Birth Control Pills WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: The National Women's Health Information Center.

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News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on August 12, 2016

SOURCES: The National Women's Health Information Center.

ContraceptionNet.

Seasonale.

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on August 12, 2016

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