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    Mayo Clinic Minute: Birth control and perimenopause

woman holding birth control contraceptive pillsAs women age, they become less likely to get pregnant. For those who have decided they don't want any more children, when is it safe to stop using birth control?

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Petra Casey talks to reporter Vivien Williams about birth control and when it is appropriate for most healthy women to stop taking it.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

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