Birth Control Options

Birth control options are not one size fits all. Let us help you find the method that will work best for you.

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The Pill? The Patch? The Shot? The IUD? Take this short quiz to find the right birth control method for you!
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 Birth Control Methods:


Breastfeeding as Birth Control

Morning-After Pill (Emergency Contraception)

Birth Control Implant (Implanon and Nexplanon)

Cervical Cap (FemCap)


Birth Control Patch (Ortho Evra)



Birth Control Pills


Sterilization for Women

Birth Control Shot 

Female Condom


Birth Control Sponge (Today Sponge)

Fertility Awareness-Based Methods (FAMs)

Withdrawal (Pull Out Method)

Birth Control Vaginal Ring (NuvaRing)



People have used birth control methods for thousands of years. Today, we have many safe and effective birth control methods available to us.

All of us who need birth control want to find the method that is best for us. And each of us has different needs when choosing a method. If you are trying to choose, learning about each method may help you make your decision. Use the list of birth control methods above to read about the methods.

Only you can decide what is best for you. And we are here to help. A staff member at your local Planned Parenthood health center can discuss all of your birth control options with you and help you get the birth control you need.

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