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Birth Control Patch

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The birth control patch is a patch that you place on your skin once a week to prevent pregnancy. This pamphlet explains how the patch works, how well it works, pros and cons, possible side effects, who should not use it, how to use it, what can make it less effective, and where to put it on your body. 

This pamphlet is also available in French: FF85-2026
Le timbre contraceptif

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