Archive for the ‘Birth Control Pills, Patches & Devices’ Category

What is a Diaphragm?

A diaphragm is a soft rubber dome-shaped barrier that covers the cervix in order to prevent sperm from entering into the uterus. It is a barrier method of birth control.... more...
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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 of contraception obtained by prescription.... more...
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Lunelle Monthly Injection

Lunelle is no longer available in the United States. This medication was recalled due to a concern with the effectiveness of it as a birth control method. What is Lunelle? Lunelle was... more...
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Depo-Provera: Quarterly Injection

What is Depo-Provera? Depo-Provera is an injection containing the synthetic hormone progestin which is called depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA). Depo-Provera is a hormonal method of contraception obtained by prescription. How does Depo-Provera work?... more...
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Contraceptive Sponge

The contraceptive sponge is a soft saucer-shaped device made from polyurethane foam. It is considered a barrier method of birth control. How does a birth control sponge work? It is... more...
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Male Condoms

What is a male condom? The male condom is a sheath that is rolled over the penis to prevent semen from entering the vagina. Condoms are a barrier method of... more...
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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 are interested in the... more...
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