Vasectomy: What to Expect
A vasectomy is a procedure that makes a man permanently unable to get a woman pregnant.
Emergency contraception is a method of preventing pregnancy if used within a short period of time after having sex.
Depo-Provera: An Injectable Contraceptive
Depo-Provera is a form of birth control. It is an injection, or shot, that contains progestin. You must get it…
Natural Family Planning
Natural family planning (NFP) is a form of pregnancy planning. It does not involve medicine or devices. It tracks when…
Intrauterine Device (IUD)
An intrauterine device (IUD) is a form of birth control used to prevent pregnancy. There are 2 types of IUDs…
Birth Control: How to Use Your Diaphragm
A diaphragm is reusable dome-shaped cup that fits over the opening of a woman’s cervix and works as a form…
Tubal Sterilization (Tubal Ligation)
Tubal sterilization (tubal ligation) is a surgical method of birth control for women.
Progestin-Only Birth Control Pills
A progestin-only birth control pill is often called the “mini-pill.” It may not have as many side effects as regular…
Birth Control Options
Many women want to do what they can to prevent pregnancy. Birth control (also called contraception) can help. Many types…
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