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Birth Control Health Center

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  1. What Are Female Condoms?

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

  2. 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.

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

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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?

  6. 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.

  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. 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.

  9. What Is the NuvaRing?

    If you're considering the NuvaRing for birth control, you'll want to know how it works, how effective it is, and what the side effects are.

  10. Birth Control and Sterilization

    WebMD explains various sterilization procedures for women and men.

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