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    1. The Birth Control Sponge: What to Know

      WebMD explains how the contraceptive sponge works.

    2. 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.

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

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

    4. 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.

    5. Birth Control: What Type Is Right for You?

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

    6. What Are Female Condoms?

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

    7. 8 Questions for Your Doctor About Emergency Contraception

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

    8. 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.

    9. 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.

    10. 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?

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