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It can affect women's periods, mainly in the first year
- weight gain
The Contraceptive Injection:
This is a hormonal contraceptive.
The injection slowly releases progestogen (a hormone). This hormone stops ovulation, makes the cervix mucus too thick for the sperm to swim through and thins the lining of the womb so an egg can't implant.
The injection can prevent pregnancy but NOT STIs
Don't have to worry about contraception (Effects last up to 12 weeks afterwards)
May prevent womb cancer
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Does It Work?
It is over 99%
(Less than 1 in 100 women
using it will still get pregnant)