There are many contraceptive methods available for both men and women. Learn more to help you decide which type of birth control to use.
Birth control pills are oral contraceptives that contain synthetic hormones, and must be taken once a day in order to effectively prevent pregnancy.
The birth control patch is placed directly on the skin, and needs to be replaced on a weekly basis. It also requires a prescription to use.
No birth control method is 100% effective. Learn more about failure rates and potential risks of the most common forms of contraceptive.
Narcotics are sometimes used for pain relief during labor. Learn more about the different types of narcotics and the risks and benefits associated with each one.