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Birth Control Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Birth Control

  1. Birth Control and the IUD (Intrauterine Device)

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

  2. 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.

  3. Birth Control: Is the Diaphragm Right for You?

    The diaphragm is one of the oldest forms of birth control. Is it still a good choice? Here's how to use it and how well it works.

  4. Birth Control Pills: What Are the Choices?

    Want to use birth control pills but don’t know which one to pick? Here’s what you need to know about today’s pills to make a smart choice.

  5. Medicines That Interfere With Birth Control Pills

    Find out which drugs may lessen the effectiveness of the pill and other types of hormonal birth control.

  6. What Is the Cervical Shield?

    WebMD describes the cervical shield method of birth control, how it works, effectiveness and side effects.

  7. What Is Tubal Ligation?

    Are you considering getting your tubes tied for birth control? You’ll want to know what’s involved in tubal ligation, how effective it is, and whether it can be reversed if you change your mind later on.

  8. The Birth Control Sponge: What to Know

    WebMD explains how the contraceptive sponge works.

  9. Birth Control Implants: Are They Right for Me?

    Learn all about the benefits and risks of birth control implants.

  10. What Is the Cervical Cap?

    Are you considering using the cervical cap (FemCap) for birth control? Check on how effective it is, where you get it, and whether you need a prescription.

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