Mala-N
Mala-N
Mala – N or Combined Oral Contraceptives (COCs) use two hormones (estrogen and progestin) to prevent pregnancy from taking place by stopping ovulation (release of an egg from the ovary). It makes the mucous of the cervix thick making it hard for sperm to get into the uterus. It prevents pregnancy by changing the lining of the uterus making it unlikely for the fertilized egg to be implanted. A pack of oral contraceptive pill contains 28 pills (21 hormonal and 7 non-hormonal (iron). A pill is to be taken everyday, the reminder for which is also marked on the COC pack.

The birth control pill also helps in multiple other ways:

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