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  1. What Are Female Condoms?

    Condoms for men aren’t the only option. Female condoms can protect you, too.

  2. The Hard Facts on Condoms

    Learn more from WebMD about male and female condoms and their role in birth control and preventing sexually transmitted diseases.

  3. Your Birth Control Options

    Wondering which birth control is right for you? WebMD explains the variety of safe, effective options.

  4. How Does Emergency Contraception Work?

    If you need emergency contraception, you have a lot of reliable options, but you must act quickly. Learn more about your emergency contraception choices and how they work.

  5. Emergency Contraception FAQ

    Get answers to frequently asked questions about emergency contraception: What’s available? Do I need a prescription? How soon must I use it? Are there side effects or long-term effects?

  6. Emergency Contraception: What to Expect

    What’s it like to use emergency contraception? Whether you choose pills or an IUD, you’re probably wondering about pain, nausea, and side effects. Here’s what you’re likely to feel.

  7. Emergency Contraception Questions for Your Doctor

    Which type of emergency contraception will work best for you, and other questions you may have for your doctor or pharmacist.

  8. Low-Dose and Ultra-Low-Dose Birth Control Pills

    Weighing your birth control options? Find answers to your questions about low-estrogen pills and what happens when you take less estrogen.

  9. Birth Control Implants

    WebMD explains the benefits and risks of birth control implants.

  10. Birth Control and the NuvaRing

    WebMD explains the NuvaRing, a birth control option for women.

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