Menstruation Fast Becoming Optional
The 22-year-old featured in this story hasn’t had a period since she was 17, thanks to new hormonal contraceptives that many young women are using.
TRENTON, N.J. – For young women with a world of choices, even that monthly curse, the menstrual period, is optional.
Thanks to birth control pills and other hormonal contraceptives, a growing number of women are taking the path chosen by 22-year-old Stephanie Sardinha.
She hasn’t had a period since she was 17.
“It’s really one of the best things I’ve ever done,” she says.