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Contraception, how does it work? The effectives, pros and cons of different types of birth control
Factors such as your age, frequency of sexual activity, family history regarding certain illnesses, comfort level when using a particular method, and level of desire to be pregnant in the future will come into play when choosing an appropriate birth control method.
You should talk to your physician to figure out which method works best for you. There's no need to feel embarrassed if you have to clarify with your physician on how to use each method correctly. Knowing more will help you take better control of your sexual health and when to have kids.
You may use a combination of contraceptive methods at a time for extra protection. Also, you can ask your partner to use a condom because it is the only contraceptive method that protects you against most STIs.
This article was last reviewed on
Monday, January 29, 2018
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