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Birth Control

Birth Control Methods
There are several different options available for those seeking effective birth control.

1) Barrier Methods
The Male Condom
Male Birth Control Pill
The Female Condom
Cervical cap
Contraceptive Sponge

2) Hormonal Methods
Implants (Norplant)
Shots (Depo-Provera)
Birth Control Pills
Chewable Birth Control Pill

3) IUDs (Intrauterine Devices)

4) Emergency Contraception
    New Emergency Contraceptive Ella

      The advent of extremely reliable and effective birth control methods have changed the way many people manage their sexual and reproductive lives. It is vital to be properly informed about what options are available, as well as the risks and benefits associated with different methods.
    Regardless of which type of contraception is being used, it is vital that you know what you are taking. There has been a lot of controversy lately relating to birth control. Yaz and Yasmin, for example, have been linked to several unhealthy side effects. Some of the yasmin side effects that have been showing up include stoke, deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism, according to Therefore, you want to discuss any birth control you receive with a doctor before using.

Visit the Reproductive Health Online website, sponsored by Johns Hopkins University for more information about reproductive health and birth control methods.

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