Birth Control in Durham, NC
Birth control is a safe way to prevent pregnancy and treat certain health problems. There are many types of birth control. We can help you find the best method for you.
Please note that pricing may vary depending on your insurance coverage. Contact our health center for more information. Not sure which method is best? Learn More.
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Emergency contraception pills
Fertility Awareness Methods (FAMs)
Birth control implant
Used on a Schedule
Birth control patch
Birth control ring (NuvaRing)
Birth control shot
Used every time
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By appointment onlyDuring all business hours
Additional information regarding availability:
We have a limited number of same-day appointments: Tues 2-7/ Wed 11-4/ Thu 2-7 / Fri 11-4 / Sat 9-1. It is recommended that you call to reserve a slot.
At Planned Parenthood, we're birth control experts. We'll help you determine the birth control method that is right for you, we can send it to you each month!
Also available in our Chapel Hill office are permanent birth control options: non-surgical essure for women and no-scalpel vasectomy for men.
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Birth control refills are available during business hours Tuesday- Saturday.
Birth Control Details
We offer generic pills, written prescriptions as well as Nuva Ring, Depo Shot and prescription only for the Patch.
We also offer IUD and implant insertions. Please be aware of the following:
* Do not have unprotected intercourse 2 weeks prior to your insertion appointment.
* Please have had a meal with protein before coming to the clinic.
* Take ibuprofen or some other pain reliever before coming to your appointment.
Payment is expected at time of service unless other arrangements have been made.
Some services may be covered by your insurance. If you want to use your insurance, please be sure to have your insurance information at the time of your visit.
You may fill out an application for a Medicaid Family Planning Waiver (MFPW) at our health center. To establish coverage takes 4-7 weeks, so it advisable to apply before you need it. With the exception of Medicaid for Pregnant Women and Medicaid when Medicare is the primary, Medicaid is accepted. accepted.
If you are uninsured, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance for your procedure. You can confidentially find out if you qualify by calling us at (919) 286-2872.
If you are eligible for financial assistance you may be asked to bring documentation with you to the health center.