Birth Control

Learn how to avoid pregnancy and plan the timing of pregnancy with various birth control options.

For thousands of years now people have been using different birth control methods. As of today in 2020, people have the safest and most effective methods available to use.

There are various types that can be used depending on what is best for yourself and your significant other. In order to learn more about the different methods, please feel free to browse through the options below.

After reading about the different types, it is you and your doctor’s decision which method is best for you. Our website is also here to help you make the right decision.

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Birth Control Options

20 Different Birth Control Options

The options listed above have various advantages and disadvantages. Some options are free while others can be very expensive, if not subsidized by medical coverage. You are the best judge of which option is right for you. When deciding which option is best, it is important to review all of the options and discuss in depth with your partner and your physician.

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Birth Control Methods above include different types such as:

  • Hormonal
  • Barrier
  • Intrauterine Devices
  • Sterilization
  • Behavioral
  • Emergency
  • Dual Protection

These methods of birth control can affect both your health and your finances.

Other things to consider when choosing a birth control method is the possibility of HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI). In order to prevent semen, blood, and vaginal secretions from passing from one partner to the next, a male condom or female condom should be used. Other options include plastic wrap or a dental dam. Additionally it is important to cover shared sex toys.

Medically reviewed by Dr. Gerardo Sison, Pharm.D.

Dr. Gerardo Sison, MD

Gerardo Sison, Pharm.D., is a registered pharmacist who has worked in clinical and retail settings providing drug education for healthcare professionals and patients alike. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida where he earned a Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.). He piloted a longitudinal clinical research program and completed his clinical internship at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, Florida. Read More >>