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Barrier Methods of Birth Control - Diaphram, Sponge, Cervical Cap and Condom
AP022
Barrier methods of birth control act as barriers to keep the man’s sperm from reaching the woman’s egg
Combined Hormonal Birth Control Methods: Pills, Patches, and Rings
AP185
Besides oral contraceptives (birth control pills) and the hormonal intrauterine device, there are several other forms of hormonal birth control: implants, injections, rings, and patches.
Emergency Contraception
AP114
Emergency contraception is used to prevent a woman from getting pregnant after she has had sex without using birth control, if her current method fails, or if she is raped.
Fertility Awareness-Based Methods of Family Planning
AP024
Natural family planning is a form of birth control that is based on the timing of sex during a woman's menstrual cycle.
Hysteroscopic Sterilization
AP180
Sterilization is a permanent form of birth control. It is the second most popular form of birth control in the United States after the birth control pill.
Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
AP184
The intrauterine device (IUD) is one of the most effective forms of birth control. It is a small, plastic device that is inserted and left inside the uterus to prevent pregnancy.
Postpartum Birth Control
AP194
It is important to use birth control in the weeks after childbirth. A good time to choose the birth control method you will use after pregnancy is while you are still pregnant. There are many birth control methods to choose from. Many methods can be started right after you have your baby.
Postpartum Sterilization
AP052
Postpartum sterilization is sterilization performed after the birth of a baby. Sterilization is a permanent method of birth control.
Progestin-Only Hormonal Birth Control Methods: Pills and Injections
AP186
Progesterone is a hormone that plays a role in the menstrual cycle and pregnancy. Progestin is a form of progesterone.
Sterilization by Laparoscopy
AP035
Sterilization is a permanent method of birth control. It is the most popular form of birth control worldwide. In the United States, a common way sterilization is performed in women is with laparoscopy.
Sterlization for Women and Men
AP011
Sterilization is a permanent method of birth control. It is the most popular form of birth control in the United States. Sterilization procedures for women are called tubal occlusion.