Is It Okay to Use Birth Control to Skip a Period (or Several)?

Period-suppressing birth control can benefit women, but its long-term use can lead to health problems.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Aug 14, 2019
period-suppressing birth control
AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.