Pregnancy prevention

Prevention could include:

  • Most popular method of birth controlPills contain estrogen and progestin and are taken once a day.Require a prescriptionWork by preventing ovaries from releasing eggs Effectiveness: 99.7%, if used perfectly; with typical use, 92%.Effective and rev...
  • The female condom was approved by the FDA in 1993 and has slowly grown in popularity. A variation of the male condom, the female condom has many of the same attributes and advantages.
  • The vaginal ring is a method of hormonal birth control. It is also known by its brand name, NuvaRing. The FDA approved the vaginal ring for use in 2001.
  • The birth control patch is a hormonal contraception. It is a small square patch that looks like a band-aid. It sticks to the skin and releases hormones.
  • Barrier method contraceptives have existed for centuries. The cervical cap works by covering the cervix to prevent semen from entering the uterus.
  • A contraceptive implant is a hormonal birth control. It is put into the arm. It releases a hormone called progesterone into the body to prevent pregnancy.
  • For up to six months after giving birth, and if the menstrual cycle has not resumed, breast-feeding can be an effective and natural form of birth control.
  • Common and convenient, condoms are one of the most popular methods of birth control. With an average price of $1 each, condoms are inexpensive.
  • Oligomenorrhea is the term for by light or infrequent menstrual periods. It occurs in women of childbearing age.
  • With 17 percent of American women ages 15 to 44 currently using birth control pills, this type of hormonal contraception is one of the most popular and widely used.
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