Birth Control Methods

Birth control lets you prevent and plan the timing of pregnancy. Birth control should fit your life and body – check out our guide below to find the best fit for your needs.

Highly Effective Birth Control

Implants
(Nexplanon)

IUDs
(Skyla, Liletta, Mirena, Paragard)

Abstinence

Sterilization
(for men and women)

Moderately Effective Birth Control

Birth Control Pills
(many varieties)

Birth Control Shot
(Depo Provera)

Birth Control Ring
(Nuva Ring)

Birth Control Patch
(Ortho Evra)

Least Effective Birth Control

Condom

Female Condom
(FC2)

Morning After Pill
(Plan B, One Step, Ella)

Withdrawal

Fertility Awareness

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