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    Medical Reference Related to Birth Control

    1. Birth Control Pills

      An overview of birth control pills and how they're used to prevent pregnancy.

    2. I Forgot to Take My Birth Control Pill. Now What?

      Forget to take your birth control pills? Find out from WebMD.

    3. Can I Get Pregnant If He Pulls Out?

      What is the withdrawal method and does it work?

    4. Is Heart Disease a Worry if I Use the Pill?

      Find out if your risk for heart disease and blood clots goes up if you take birth control that has the hormones estrogen and progestin, such as the pill or other methods like injections, IUDs, and the patch.

    5. 'Natural' Birth Control: What to Know

      How do “natural” methods of birth control work? Learn more about family planning, rhythm method, cervical mucus, and more.

    6. What's the Best Birth Control for Teens?

      Preventing teen pregnancy means using birth control correctly, all the time. That's why experts say the best types of birth control for teens are long-acting contraceptives.

    7. What Birth Control Is OK When You’re Breastfeeding?

      Some contraceptive choices may be better than others when you’re nursing your baby.

    8. Stopping the Pill? 10 Ways Your Body May Change

      Whether you’ve been using hormone birth control for a short while or a long time, you may be in for some changes when you quit.

    9. What's the Best Birth Control?

      "Best" doesn't mean the same thing for everyone. And your needs may change over time, too. Use this guide to compare more than 20 birth control methods.

    10. Birth Control and the IUD (Intrauterine Device)

      Learn how IUDs -- also called intrauterine devices -- work as birth control.

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