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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Birth Control Implants

    WebMD explains the benefits and risks of birth control implants.

  6. Birth Control and Sterilization

    WebMD explains various sterilization procedures for women and men.

  7. Birth Control and the Cervical Cap

    WebMD explains the cervical cap, a barrier method of birth control.

  8. Birth Control and the IUD (Intrauterine Device)

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

  9. Birth Control Pill Information

    From weight gain to no-period pills, these WebMD articles answer some of your most common questions about birth control pills.

  10. Birth Control and the NuvaRing

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

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