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Birth Control Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Birth Control

  1. The Birth Control Sponge

    WebMD explains how the contraceptive sponge works.

  2. Birth Control and the Diaphragm

    WebMD explains the diaphragm and how it can protect against pregnancy.

  3. Birth Control and Depo-Provera

    WebMD explains Depo-Provera, an injectable birth control method, including its side effects and risks.

  4. Sexual Health, Birth Control, and Condoms

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

  5. Birth Control Pills

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

  6. The Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch

    Learn more about Ortho Evra, the birth control patch.

  7. Sexual Health, Birth Control, and Spermicides

    WebMD explains the role that spermicides play in birth control and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases.

  8. Birth Control and Vaginal Contraceptive Film

    WebMD explains vaginal contraceptive film and its role in preventing pregnancy.

  9. Birth Control Pills and Weight Gain

    WebMD dispels the myth that birth control pills cause weight gain - and explains how it got started.

  10. Birth Control and the Rhythm Method

    WebMD explains the rhythm method of birth control.

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