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Hormonal Methods of Birth Control Directory

With so many types of birth control methods, choosing the right one can be a daunting task. Hormonal methods of birth control, such as the pill, the patch, vaginal rings, and implants, use estrogen and/or progestin to prevent pregnancy, and in some cases help with painful menstruation, PMDD, heavy bleeding, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how hormonal birth control methods work, the pros and cons of using them, and much more.

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