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    Medical Reference Related to Birth Control

    1. 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.

    2. What Is the Cervical Shield?

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

    3. 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.

    4. The Birth Control Sponge: What to Know

      WebMD explains how the contraceptive sponge works.

    5. 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.

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

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

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

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

    8. 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.

    9. What Are Female Condoms?

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

    10. 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.

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