Oral Contraceptives for Reproductive Health

Women today are being responsible with their body and including their reproductive health. Reproductive health is a big issue that people here in the Philippines is quite hesitant to discuss out in the open. People have their own different views with we talk about reproductive health that leads to misunderstanding and misinformation.

Taking about reproductive health is not only focused on contraception but instead empowering about its sexual health. Women should take charge of one’s body when it comes to reproductive health and well-being.

Reproductive health does not start out from a list of diseases or problems – sexually transmitted diseases, maternal mortality or from a list of programmes – maternal and child health, safe motherhood and family planning.

Methods of Birth Control

  1. Coitus-Related Methods: spermicide
  2. Barrier Methods: diaphragm, cervical cap, condom
  3. Periodic Abstinence
  4. Withdrawal
  5. Lactation Amenorrhea
  6. Hormonal Contraceptives: Oral and injectable
  7. Emergency Contraception
  8. IUD
  9. Sterilization

Suggested oral contraceptives and their descriptions




Minipil is the ultra low dose pill that prevents pregnancy. Minipil is a low hormone content ideal for women just starting on a pill. Having Levonorgestrel 100mcg (mcg is micro gram) that the other brands has 125 to 150 mcg of Levonorgestrel.





This is more preferable for those not only as an oral contraceptive to prevent pregnancy. It is also prescribed to treat acne and other skin conditions caused by excessive androgen production.


Liza and Lizelle

If you worry gaining that body weight because of the pill. The best pill for you is Liza and Lizelle to have that stable body weight, clear skin and better management of PMS/PMDD.

The only difference of the two that Liza is a 21 pill meaning you be having a 7 day drug free interval. While the Lizelle have a 28 pills that contains 4 placebo tablets daily for 4 days. Lizelle is a 28 days pill means no pill free days, promoting daily habitual compliance.

lizelle Liza

Be empowered to know more about your body and reproductive health so you can live life without regrets and enjoy life to the fullest. Oral contraceptives is only one of the methods as protection and for reproductive health.

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