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Contraceptive Sponge

The contraceptive sponge, also known as the birth control sponge, is a soft saucer-shaped device made from polyurethane foam. The sponge is filled with a

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Birth Control Pills, Patches & Devices

Birth Control Pills

Birth control pills also called oral contraceptives use synthetic hormones to prevent pregnancy. What are the different kinds of birth control pills? The minipill contains

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Birth Control Pills, Patches & Devices

Withdrawal Method as Birth Control

The withdrawal method as a means of birth control requires removing the penis from the vagina prior to ejaculation. The goal of the withdrawal method

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Vaginal Ring

The vaginal ring is a soft, flexible piece of plastic that contains synthetic hormones to be absorbed inside the vagina. It is a hormonal method

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Spermicide

Spermicide is a chemical product that comes in the form of a jelly, foam, or cream and is a barrier method of birth control. It prevents

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Types of Birth Control

Contraception is a term used for methods of preventing pregnancy and is often referred to as birth control. From methods, medicine to devices, there are

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Emergency Contraception: Morning After Pill

Often referred to as the “morning-after pill,” it is a high dose of certain types of the birth control pill, made up of estrogen and progestin

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Cervical Cap

The cervical cap is not a method of birth control that is widely used, and very few health care providers recommend this type of contraception. If you