Yaz Plus, which is just a new version of Yaz (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) with FOLATE

You'll see Yaz Plus, which is just a new version of Yaz (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) with FOLATE.

It's the first oral contraceptive that contains folate...to help reduce the risk of neural tube defects in babies. Each tab has 400 mcg.

This sounds counterintuitive, since OCs are used to PREVENT pregnancy. But about 1 in 12 women taking OCs become pregnant each year due to missed pills or incorrect use. Plus many women try to become pregnant right after stopping an OC.

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