Contraception Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Main Reason For Birth Control Failure
Birth control fails for many reasons. Find out the main reason for birth control failure and learn tips to help prevent your birth control from failing.

Tips on Maintaining Sexual Abstinence
It is your choice to practice abstinence, so here are some tips on maintaining abstinence. Use this advice to help stick to your abstinence decision.

Loestrin Differences from Other Birth Control Pills
Loestrin and Lo Loestrin Fe are birth control pills that contain ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone. How are they different from typical 28 day pills?

LifeStyles Turbo Condoms
Rev up the excitement with LifeStyles Turbo Condoms. Unique ExciteGel lubricant inside and out delivers the ultimate sexual experience for him and her.

Looking for Eco-Friendly Birth Control?
Are you trying to live a greener lifestyle (or wanting to start)? If so, here is my list of eco-friendly birth control methods.

Withdrawal Method - Learn About Pulling Out
What you need to know about the withdrawal method (also known as pulling out). Are there more advantages or disadvantages if you rely on him to pull out?

The Today Contraceptive Sponge
Everything you need to know about the Today Sponge. And yes... this over-the-counter birth control method is available again!

LARCs - Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives
Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) are very effective, long-term birth control options and include ParaGard, Mirena, and Skyla IUDs and the implant Nexplanon.

What Are Latex Condoms? - Glossary Definition
Latex condoms are the most widely available and least expensive of all the condoms. They are made with latex and can prevent both pregnancy and STDs.

Morning-After and Abortion Pill Differences
The morning-after pill is often confused with the abortion pill. These pills are not the same and have completely different purposes. Learn the facts.

It's Prom Time!
It's prom time... a time when many teens consider having sex for the first time. Some advice for teens about this special and romantic night.

IUD Birth Control for Teenagers
Is IUD birth control for teenagers safe? Should teenagers use Nexplanon?

Contraception FAQ - Is Birth Control Working?
Is my birth control working? This is a very common question that I am asked. Do you know what to do if something goes wrong with your contraception?

Is Abstinence Realistic?
Sometimes even suggesting the idea of being abstinent is met with reactions that you are living in the dark ages. Is maintaining abstinence realistic?

I Forgot to Take Out My NuvaRing - Replace NuvaRing
Do you know when you have to take out the NuvaRing? What happens if you forgot to take out the NuvaRing? Is it still effective? What you need to know.

Is It Hard to Use NuvaRing?
Wondering how to use NuvaRing? It's very easy to insert the NuvaRing and take it out. Follow these instructions to use this effective birth control method.

Switching Birth Control Pills
Are you thinking about switching birth control pills or methods? Here's the steps on how to change to a new pill or hormonal method. It's super easy!

You Can't Get Pregnant if You Stand Up... Or Can You?
I love receiving comments and email from you all! I would like to share this antidotal story from one of my readers concerning birth control myths. Suzy

How to Deal With Men's Excuses for Not Wearing a Condom
Wondering how to respond to men's excuses for not wanting to wear a condom? Here are some common condom excuses and ways to reply to their objections!

What are Non-Latex SKYN Condoms?
Lifestyles SKYN condoms are polyisoprene, non-latex condoms. SKYN condoms are softer, feel more natural than latex condoms and are receiving rave reviews.

Skyla: The Low-Dose Hormone IUD
Introducing the Skyla IUD... the new mini IUD, Mirena's little sister. Want long-term, effective protection and haven't had a child? Sklya may be for you!

How the Pill Works to Prevent Pregnancy
Ever wonder how the pill works to prevent pregnancy? Why is the pill and hormonal contraception so effective? Does the pill still work during the placebo week?

Side Effects of Progestin Only Birth Control
Side effects of progestin-only birth control are common when you first begin a progestin contraceptive. The good news is that they usually don't last long.

Hormonal Contraception After Age 40
Estrogen in many of today’s birth control pills has been reduced, so the pill is considered a safe alternative for slender, healthy women over age 40.

Hormonal Contraceptives as Menorrhagia Treatment
Do you suffer from menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding)? If so, have you considered hormonal contraceptives as part of your menorrhagia treatment plan?

Seasonique Extended Cycle Birth Control Pill Safety
Seasonique and LoSeasonique are extended cycle birth control pills that allow you to only have have 4 periods a year. Are these pills safe?

Sex Education
There are two approaches to sex education – comprehensive sex education and abstinence-only education. How do they differ? Does one approach make a greater impact?

Pregnancy Test Results
Should I trust my pregnancy test results? Is a blood pregnancy test better than a home pregnancy test? Find out where you can get a pregnancy test. Page 2.

Hormone Birth Control - Facts and Answers
Do you want to know the facts about hormone birth control? Here are some of the most common hormone birth control FAQs that I receive. If your question isn’t here, email me, and I’ll send you an answer.

RU486 - The Abortion Pill
Learn factual information about the abortion pill, RU486. This FDA-approved medical abortion pill is a safe and effective way to terminate an early pregnancy.

Roe vs Wade 1973
An overview of the Roe vs Wade 1973 Supreme Court decision. Learn the details this landmark case that has shaped debate about abortion in America ever since.

Abortion Reasons - Is Abortion the Right Thing to Do
Is abortion the right thing to do? The decision to have an abortion is complex and difficult. Most women usually cite several reasons for abortion.

Griswold v. Connecticut
An in-depth summary of the Griswold v. Connecticut 1965 Supreme Court decision. This case paved the way to birth control legalization.

Questions About the Depo Shot
Help! I'm bleeding on my Depo Shot. Is this normal? Spotting and continuous bleeding happens to about 70% of women who use the Depo Shot. You are not alone.

Prevent Failure with Fertility Awareness Method
When used correctly, the fertility awareness method can be an effective way to prevent pregnancy. Learn tips for increasing success amd prevent failure while using fertility awareness methods.

What Are Polyurethane Condoms?
Polyurethane condoms are made of a type of plastic, are thinner, and have a looser-fit. They are a good alternative if you are allergic to latex condoms.

Hormonal Birth Control
Hormonal birth control contains synthetic hormones. These methods are very popular and super effective. What counts as a hormonal birth control method?

Adiana Permanent Birth Control - Discontinued
Adiana was a FDA-approved nonsurgical permanent birth control method. The Hologic company has discontinued its production of the Adiana system.

Silicone Lubricant Features and Brands
A silicone lubricant is safe to use with condoms and doesn't dry up like water based lubricants. It can also be used for water sex. The only question... which one to use?

L. Condoms
Check out L. Condoms! High quality, vegan condoms with a cause. Make a difference by buying these condoms. Plus, here's a special L. condoms 20% off promo code.

Jelly Lubricant - Wet Gellee
Wet Gellee is a thick jelly lubricant with staying power. Is this water-based and stain-free personal lubricant the right choice for you?

Birth Control - Christianity - World Religions: What Do Religions Say About Birth Control?
For many people, religion plays a significant role in influencing decisions about birth control use. The knowledge of contraception has been around since the earliest of times. Religious views on birth control vary widely. World religions recognize that family planning helps build strong families, protect the health of women and children, and prevent unwanted pregnancies. What do religions say about birth control? Learn about Christianity, Protestant Christianity, and Evangelical Protestants.

What Does Hinduism Say About Birth Control?
For many people, religion plays a significant role in influencing decisions about birth control use. The knowledge of contraception has been around since the earliest of times. Religious views on birth control vary widely. World religions recognize that family planning helps build strong families, protect the health of women and children, and prevent unwanted pregnancies. What do religions say about birth control? Learn about Hinduism, and the Hindu viewpoints on family planning.

Islam - What Do Religions Say About Birth Control?
For many people, religion plays a significant role in influencing decisions about birth control use. The knowledge of contraception has been around since the earliest of times. Religious views on birth control vary widely. World religions recognize that family planning helps build strong families, protect the health of women and children, and prevent unwanted pregnancies. What do religions say about birth control? Learn about Islam, and the Islamic and Muslim viewpoints on family planning.

Birth Control - Taoism - Confucianism - Sikhism - World Religions: What Do Religions Say About Birth Control?
For many people, religion plays a significant role in influencing decisions about birth control use. The knowledge of contraception has been around since the earliest of times. Religious views on birth control vary widely. World religions recognize that family planning helps build strong families, protect the health of women and children, and prevent unwanted pregnancies. What do religions say about birth control? Learn the Taoism, Confucianism and Sikhism stance on family planning.

Birth Control - Buddhism - World Religions: What Do Religions Say About Birth Control?
For many people, religion plays a significant role in influencing decisions about birth control use. The knowledge of contraception has been around since the earliest of times. Religious views on birth control vary widely. World religions recognize that family planning helps build strong families, protect the health of women and children, and prevent unwanted pregnancies. What do religions say about birth control? Learn about Buddhism, and the Buddhist viewpoints on family planning.

Mormonism - What Do Religions Say About Birth Control?
For many people, religion plays a significant role in influencing decisions about birth control use. The knowledge of contraception has been around since ancient times. Religious views on birth control vary widely. World religions recognize that family planning helps build strong families, protect the health of women and children, and prevent unwanted pregnancies. What do religions say about birth control? Learn about Mormonism, and the Church of Latter-day Saints stance on family planning.

What Are Religious Views on Birth Control?
For many people, religion plays a significant role in influencing decisions about birth control use. What do religions say about birth control?

What Do Protestants Say About Birth Control?
For many people, religion plays a significant role in influencing decisions about birth control use. The knowledge of contraception has been around since the earliest of times. Religious views on birth control vary widely. World religions recognize that family planning helps build strong families, protect the health of women and children, and prevent unwanted pregnancies. What do religions say about birth control? Learn about Protestant Christianity, Southern Baptists, and United Methodists.

Use NuvaRing to Skip Your Period
Follow these easy instructions to use NuvaRing to skip your period. Safely say goodbye to your period this month - skip it thanks to NuvaRing!

How to Put a Condom on With Your Mouth
Want to spice up your sex life? Learn how to put a condom on with your mouth. This sexy surprise may be a little tricky, so here's instructions and tips.

Accuracy of Home Pregnancy Tests
How accurate are home pregnancy tests - really? Learn how home pregnancy tests work, the accuracy of home pregnancy tests, and whether to trust the results.

Tips to Prevent Oral Contraceptive Failure
Pill failure happens. Knowing some of the simple reasons why the pill may fail can help better your chances of preventing oral contraceptive failure.

Progestin-Only Birth Control Methods
Progestin-only birth control methods may be a hormonal option if you can't use estrogen. Progestin methods include the mini-pill, IUDs, implants, and shots.

Natazia Birth Control
Natazia birth control is a four-phase pill made up of estradiol valerate and dienogest. Its FDA-approved for helping with heavy periods. Why is it different?

Minimizing Birth Control Effects
With so many birth control pill brands available, how do you know which pill is the best one to minimize birth control effects? Use this guide.

Fertility - Your Most Fertile Days - Ovulation Predictor
Do you know when your most fertile days are? Learn to manage your fertility, predict ovulation, and know which days you to be more careful when having sex.

Review of FC Female Condom - Pros and Cons
Review of Fc female condom, a loose-fitting, soft polyurethane pouch that lines the vagina with a ring at each end. It is the only FDA-approved device for women.

Effectiveness of Condoms Against Pregnancy
What is the most effective OTC birth control? How does the effectiveness of condoms against pregnancy compare to the sponge, spermicide, and female condoms?

Mirena for Heavy Bleeding?
Do you suffer from heavy periods? If so, using Mirena for heaving bleeding may help. The Mirena IUD has even been FDA-approved to help treat heavy periods.

The Accuracy of Blood Pregnancy Tests
What you need to know about blood pregnancy test. There are two types of blood tests. The accuracy of blood pregnancy tests and risks are also explained.

Beware of Crisis Pregnancy Centers
Beware of crisis pregnancy centers. CPCs may appear to provide unbiased pregnancy support, but many are deceptive and misleading. What you need to know.

Beyond Birth Control: Yaz and Beyaz
Yaz and Beyaz offer a unique 24-day dosing pack, PMDD relief, and treat acne. What you need to know before using these drospirenone birth control pills.

Birth Control Shot and Injectable Birth Control Options
The birth control shot is a hormonal contraceptive method. There are three types of injectable birth control: Depo Provera, Combination shots, and Noristerat.

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Does the Depo Provera Birth Control Shot Cause Weight Gain?
The Depo Shot or birth control shot is very effective and has a low failure rate. But, unfortunately, weight gain is a side effect of Depo Provera.

The Link Between March Madness and Vasectomies
With their wife's blessing, men now have the perfect excuse to sit back on the couch and watch NCAA March Madness. Introducing the phenomenon of Vas Madness!

The Mini Pill - Pictures of The Mini Pill Birth Control Method
When deciding between birth control methods or talking about contraceptive options, it could be helpful to familiarize yourself with what the contraceptive looks like. By familiarizing yourself with, at least the look (and even the feel) of the contraceptive, it may be easier to choose a method that you feel comfortable with or overcome some of the embarrassment about discussing your options. See what the mini pill (also known as progestin-only pills) look like. Page 6.

NuvaRing - Pictures of the NuvaRing
When deciding between birth control methods or talking about contraceptive options, it could be helpful to familiarize yourself with what the contraceptive looks like. By familiarizing yourself with, at least the look (and even the feel) of the contraceptive, it may be easier to choose a method that you feel comfortable with or overcome some of the embarrassment about discussing your options. See what the NuvaRing (birth control ring, vaginal ring) looks like. Page 3.

Birth Control Patch - Pictures of Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch
When deciding between birth control methods or talking about contraceptive options, it could be helpful to familiarize yourself with what the contraceptive looks like. By familiarizing yourself with, at least the look (and even the feel) of the contraceptive, it may be easier to choose a method that you feel comfortable with or overcome some of the embarrassment about discussing your options. See what the birth control patch (Ortho Evra Patch) looks like. Page 2.

Diaphragm - Diaphragm Picture
When deciding between birth control methods or talking about contraceptive options, it could be helpful to familiarize yourself with what the contraceptive looks like. By familiarizing yourself with, at least the look (and even the feel) of the contraceptive, it may be easier to choose a method that you feel comfortable with or overcome some of the embarrassment about discussing your options. See a diaphragm picture and what gynol or spermicide (that you must use with diaphragms) looks like. Page 4.

IUD Advice
Are you considering an IUD? Here is some advice from other women about their IUD insertion and removal experiences to what factored into their IUD decisions.

IUD Options
There are three IUD options. Both the Mirena IUD and the Skyla IUD slowly release the progestin levonorgestrel. They offer you continuous pregnancy prevention for 3 to 5 years. ParaGard is a non-hormonal IUD and can stay in place for up to 10 years.

What Condom Size Do I Need?
Size matters when it comes to condoms! Here's some easy steps to help you understand and figure out what condom size you need. Perfect your condom experience.

Birth Control Pill Candy Molds
Sophisticated, trendy, practical, sexy, and romantic gift ideas -- try using these cool birth control pill candy molds this Valentine's Day. Page 11.

Chocolate Flavored Condoms - Valentine's Day
Sophisticated, trendy, practical, sexy, and romantic gift ideas -- give your partner these yummy chocolate flavored condoms this Valentine's Day. Page 3.

Condom Cubes
Sophisticated, trendy, practical, sexy, and romantic gift ideas -- give your partner a stylish condom cube this Valentine's Day. Page 6.

Cupid Condoms - Valentine's Day Condoms
Sophisticated, trendy, practical, sexy, and romantic gift ideas -- give your partner these cute Cupid Condoms this Valentine's Day. Page 5.

Love Condoms
Sophisticated, trendy, practical, sexy, and romantic gift ideas -- show your partner how much you care with these love condoms this Valentine's Day. Page 8.

Pill Pack Compacts
Sophisticated, trendy, practical, sexy, and romantic gift ideas -- give your partner a beautiful pill pack compact this Valentine's Day. Page 12.

Just in Case - Condom Cases
Sophisticated, trendy, practical, sexy, and romantic gift ideas -- from Valentine's Day condoms to trendy and discreet condom cases. Page 10.

Pill Compacts with Alarm - Reminder Pill Cases
Sophisticated, trendy, practical, sexy, and romantic gift ideas -- show how much you care with these pill reminder compacts this Valentine's Day. Page 9.

Candy Condoms
Sophisticated, trendy, practical, sexy, and romantic gift ideas -- give your partner candy condoms this Valentine's Day. Page 7.

Condom Bouquets
Sophisticated, trendy, practical, sexy, and romantic gift ideas -- send your partner a condom bouquet this Valentine's Day. Page 2.

Condom Lollipops - Valentine's Day Condoms
This Valentine's Day give lollipop condoms with a cute poem like, Roses are red; Violets are blue, Let's share a condom, or perhaps maybe two.

Romantic Jacuzzi - Valentine's Day Hot Tub
Valentine's Day is the perfect time to spice up your sex life! For the ultimate gift, have safe underwater sex in a romantic Jacuzzi or hot tub. Page 4.

Male_Vasectomy
A vasectomy is a surgical permanent sterilization procedure for men where the surgeon will cut, tie off or cauterize the vas deferens.

Vasectomies
A vasectomy is a surgical permanent sterilization procedure for men where the surgeon will cut, tie off or cauterize the vas deferens.

Discussing Birth Control
Discussing birth control may be difficult or embarrassing, but it is important. If you can’t talk to your partner or doctor about birth control, you may not be ready to be having sex. Parents and teens should be having these discusions as well. Please share your stories about discussing birth control or read what advice others may have to help you start these discussions.

Birth Control Pills - Pictures of Combination Birth Control Pills
When deciding between birth control methods or talking about contraceptive options, it could be helpful to familiarize yourself with what the contraceptive looks like. By familiarizing yourself with, at least the look (and even the feel) of the contraceptive, it may be easier to choose a method that you feel comfortable with or overcome some of the embarrassment about discussing your options. See what birth control pills, the Mirena IUD and other prescription birth control methods look like.

Cervical Cap - Pictures of Cervical Cap, Femcap and Leas Shield
When deciding between birth control methods or talking about contraceptive options, it could be helpful to familiarize yourself with what the contraceptive looks like. By familiarizing yourself with, at least the look (and even the feel) of a cervical cap, it may be easier to choose a method that you feel comfortable with or overcome some of the embarrassment about discussing your options. See what a cervical cap, Femcap, Leas Shield and other prescription birth control methods look like. Page 9.

Depo Provera - Pictures of Depo Provera
When deciding between birth control methods or talking about contraceptive options, it could be helpful to familiarize yourself with what the contraceptive looks like. By familiarizing yourself with, at least the look (and even the feel) of the contraceptive, it may be easier to choose a method that you feel comfortable with or overcome some of the embarrassment about discussing your options. See what Depo Provera, Depo subQ Provera and other prescription birth control methods look like. Page 5.

IUDs - Pictures of the IUDs
When deciding between birth control methods or talking about contraceptive options, it could be helpful to familiarize yourself with what the contraceptive looks like. By familiarizing yourself with, at least the look (and even the feel) of the contraceptive, it may be easier to choose a method that you feel comfortable with or overcome some of the embarrassment about discussing your options. See what IUDs, like the Mirena IUD and ParaGard IUD look like. Page 8.

Implanon - Implanon Hormonal Birth Control - Implanon Birth Control Implant
When deciding between birth control methods or talking about contraceptive options, it could be helpful to familiarize yourself with what the contraceptive looks like. By familiarizing yourself with, at least the look (and even the feel) of the contraceptive, it may be easier to choose a method that you feel comfortable with or overcome some of the embarrassment about discussing your options. See what Implanon (the birth control implant) and other hormonal birth control methods look like. Page 7.

Hormonal Birth Control – Questions About Hormonal Birth Control
Hormonal birth control tends to be enormously popular due to its ease of use and effectiveness. These contraceptives use estrogen and/or progestin to help prevent ovulation. Like other contraception, hormonal birth control has common side effects and medical risk factors. There are also many misconceptions about hormone birth control. Learn answers to common hormonal birth control questions.

Birth Control Advice
Looking for some good birth control advice, like which condoms are the best? Trying to figure out how to discretely store condoms or remember when to take the pill? Sharing birth control advice and tips can really help others. If you are looking for some tips, you are in the right place.

When Birth Control Fails
What happens when your birth control fails? If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy, you have important decisions to make. Luckily, we live in a time where you have options. Share your unplanned pregnancy stories or talk about what occurs when your birth control fails. Read about the experiences others have gone through when faced in these positions.

Birth Control Decisions
When trying to decide which birth control method to use, hearing what other have to say may help in your decision. Learn what birth control advice helped these readers choose their method, or share what lead to your own birth control decision.

Natazia
Natazia is a four-phase birth control pill made up of estradiol valerate and dienogest. Its FDA-approved for helping with heavy periods. Here's the scoop as to what makes Natazia so different.

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Morning After Pill
The morning after pill is most effective the sooner you take it, but it may also be expensive. Luckily, there are some generic forms of the morning after pill available. You can even get them without a prescription if you are a least 17 years old.

Condom Questions
Do you have condom questions? There seems to be a lot of confusion about condoms and proper condom use, so learn the answers to some of the more common condom questions.

Condom Use
Proper condom use is super important if you want your condom to be effective. There is more to using a condom than simply rolling it on. The more you know about condom use, the more successful you will be with this contraceptive method and hopefully prevent condom failure.

Essure - Adiana - Non-surgical Essure or Adiana Procedures
Hysteroscopic sterilization (or non-surgical permanent sterilization) is the

Lybrel - Continuous Birth Control - No Periods
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first birth-control pill that is also designed to eliminate women's monthly periods. Lybrel is a type of continuous birth control where a woman takes a pill everyday for 365 days (a whole year). Learn more about Lybrel - what Lybrel is, its advantages, risks, costs, and effectiveness. What are your thoughts about Lybrel? Is it unnatural to not have a period? Would it be great to never have to go through period-related symptoms again? Comments Welcome!

Am I Pregnant Quiz - See if Your Birth Control May Have Failed You
What if I am pregnant? Many women may be thinking this if their period is late. Other questions you may have could include: Am I pregnant? When will I know, and how can I tell if I'm pregnant? What do I do if I might be pregnant? Find out some of the common signs and symptoms of early pregnancy. Use this information or take our pregnancy quiz to find out your chances of being pregnant due to contraception failure. Information provided to help women determine if their birth control failed.

Contraception Dictionary - Available Birth Control Methods - Birth Control Terms
Learn about the available birth control methods one word at a time. Explore definitions, photos, and birth control terms important to understand when thinking about your contraceptive options. Your very own contraception dictionary of all the available birth control methods and their meanings arranged alphabetically, so you can easily find the method you are searching for!

Combination birth control pills brands of pills - progestins
Combination birth control pills combine estrogen and progestin. These types of pills are categorized as: monophasic, biphasic, or triphasic. Some brands of combination pills include Lybrel, Femcon Fe, Seasonale, Yaz, Loestrin, Tricyclen, Seasonique, and Yazmin. How do you know which is the best one for you? Learn about progestins and how estrogenic effects, androgenic effects and progestational selectivity can cause side effects. Instructions for starting the pill as well as what to do if one forgets a pill are also discussed.

Contraception Dictionary - Available Birth Control Methods - Birth Control Terms
These are just the briefest of definitions of some of the available birth control options beginning with the letters A and B. For more detailed descriptions see the individual page for each term. Learn about the available birth control methods one word at a time. Explore definitions, photos, and birth control terms important to understand when thinking about your contraceptive options. Your very own contraception dictionary of all the available birth control methods and their meanings arranged alphabetically, so you can easily find the method you are searching for! These are just the briefest of definitions of some of the available birth control options beginning with the letters C and D. For more detailed descriptions see the individual page for each term.

Contraception Dictionary - Available Birth Control Methods - Birth Control Terms
Learn about the available birth control methods one word at a time. Explore definitions, photos, and birth control terms important to understand when thinking about your contraceptive options. Your very own contraception dictionary of all the available birth control methods and their meanings arranged alphabetically, so you can easily find the method you are searching for! These are just the briefest of definitions of some of the available birth control options beginning with the letters I and J. For more detailed descriptions see the individual page for each term.

Contraception Dictionary - Available Birth Control Methods - Birth Control Terms
Learn about the available birth control methods one word at a time. Explore definitions, photos, and birth control terms important to understand when thinking about your contraceptive options. Your very own contraception dictionary of all the available birth control methods and their meanings arranged alphabetically, so you can easily find the method you are searching for! These are just the briefest of definitions of some of the available birth control options beginning with the letters M and N. For more detailed descriptions see the individual page for each term.

Contraception Dictionary - Available Birth Control Methods - Birth Control Terms
Learn about the available birth control methods one word at a time. Explore definitions, photos, and birth control terms important to understand when thinking about your contraceptive options. Your very own contraception dictionary of all the available birth control methods and their meanings arranged alphabetically, so you can easily find the method you are searching for! These are just the briefest of definitions of some of the available birth control options beginning with the letters W, X, Y and Z. For more detailed descriptions see the individual page for each term.

FAQ's about Contraception and Birth Control
When researching various contraceptive methods, you may find that you have additional questions that you need answers to! Hopefully, you can find what you are looking for under FAQs. Chances are, if you have a specific question, somebody else did to. One of your questions may be, what is the right choice for me? Various issues may factor into your choice of birth control these could include ethical, moral, and religious considerations, your sexual behavior (who you are having sex with), and the reasons why you want to use contraception. Feel free to post to our forum and subscribe to my newsletter for more information.

Hormonal Contraception FAQ's
Commonly asked questions regarding hormonal methods of birth control. Includes answers to the definition of hormonal contraceptives as well as the issues surrounding it. Learn about estrogen and progestin and how these hormones prevent ovulation. Discover how hormonal birth control methods, like the Pill, Depo Provera Shot, Patch, Ring, and Implants work to protect against pregnancy. Answers about common side effects and medical risk factors are also included.

Lybrel - Continuous Birth Control - No Periods
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first birth control pill that is also designed to eliminate women's monthly periods. Lybrel is a type of continuous birth control where a woman takes a pill everyday for 365 days (a whole year). Learn more about Lybrel - what Lybrel is, its advantages, risks, costs, and effectiveness. What are your thoughts about Lybrel?