Birth Control Methods: Frequently Asked Questions

This webpage of the Office on Women’s Health answers in plain language frequently asked questions about birth control methods. It includes a chart comparing the various methods on effectiveness, risks, and side effects.

Office on Women’s Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2017

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: Free

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Reproductive Life Planning/Family Planning

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Tools and informational materials for participants

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