Birth Control Slideshows
- His Turn: 8 Options in the Pipeline for Male Birth Control
Find out what you need to know about new research on male birth control. Learn about the effectiveness, safety concerns, and risks.
- Family Planning: 8 Long-Term Birth Control Methods—Which Is Best for You?
Learn about long-acting birth control and which type is right for you.
- What Are The Side Effects of Birth Control?
Used correctly, birth control can be both safe and effective. But depending on which method you use, there could be some side effects. Learn about the more common ones.
- Other Reasons to Use Birth Control
Yes, birth control pills can help prevent pregnancy. They can also treat a variety of hormone-related issues, and they offer other health benefits.
- The History of Birth Control
They put what where? From chastity belts to soda pop, women used some downright bizarre contraception through the ages.
- What Are Your Birth Control Options?
See the mechanics, side effects, and failure rates for common birth control methods in this illustrated slideshow. Withdrawal, hormones, the IUD, and many more are explained with pictures.