Contraceptive Injection
Hormonal method

PROS

  • Lasts for one up to three months
  • Does not require daily or weekly attention
  • Allows sexual spontaneity and doesn’t interrupt sex
  • May reduce heavy and painful periods for some women
  • An alternative to those affected by the hormone estrogen
  • Can be used when breastfeeding

CONS

  • Requires keeping track of the number of months used
  • May cause some people to suffer headaches and mood swings
  • May cause headache, weight gain, abdominal discomfort
  • May take up to one year for your period and fertility to return after stopping injection
  • May disrupt menstruation
  • Bone density loss if you get the shot for more than two (2) years in a row
  • Does not protect against HIV infection (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

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