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What are the types hormonal birth control?

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Hormonal birth control includes birth control pills, stick-on patches, insertable vaginal rings, shots, and implants. They use hormones, similar to the ones in your body, to stop the release of an egg so that it can't get fertilized by sperm.

SOURCES:

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: “Birth Control Pills.”

CDC: "Contraception."

Kelly Cleland, MPA, MPH, researcher, Office of Population Research, Princeton University.

KidsHealth: "How Can Condoms Break?" "How Can You Tell if a Condom Has Expired?" and "What if a Condom Breaks?"

UpToDate: "Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)."

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: "Tips for Using Condoms and Dental Dams."

Women'sHealth.gov: "Birth Control Methods Fact Sheet."

Healthy Canadians web site.

UpToDate.com: "Emergency Contraception." "Intrauterine Contraception."

PlanBOneStep.com.

MyNextChoiceOneDose.com.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on June 07, 2018

SOURCES:

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: “Birth Control Pills.”

CDC: "Contraception."

Kelly Cleland, MPA, MPH, researcher, Office of Population Research, Princeton University.

KidsHealth: "How Can Condoms Break?" "How Can You Tell if a Condom Has Expired?" and "What if a Condom Breaks?"

UpToDate: "Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)."

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: "Tips for Using Condoms and Dental Dams."

Women'sHealth.gov: "Birth Control Methods Fact Sheet."

Healthy Canadians web site.

UpToDate.com: "Emergency Contraception." "Intrauterine Contraception."

PlanBOneStep.com.

MyNextChoiceOneDose.com.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on June 07, 2018

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