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Hormonal Implants

Updated 26 April 2021 under Health Guides.

Hormonal implants are a type of birth control in the shape of a tiny tube that is placed under the skin of a woman’s upper arm. The implant prevents pregnancy […]

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Estrogen/Progestin Hormonal Injections 

Updated 18 February 2021 under Health Guides.

Mesigyna® (Norigynon, Mesigyna Instayect, Mesygest, and No 3 injectable Norigynon) and Cyclofem® (Lunelle, Cyclofemina, Feminena, Novafem, Lunella, and Cyclo-Provera) are two brand names of combination hormone injections. Cyclofem® and Mesigyna® […]

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Depo-Provera® Hormonal Injections 

Updated 9 November 2022 under Health Guides.

Depo-Provera® is a female hormonal method of birth control. It’s very effective in preventing pregnancy. Depo-Provera® contains a synthetic (man-made) form of the hormone progesterone, called depo medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA). […]

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Diaphragm

Updated 9 November 2022 under Health Guides.

Out of 100 people using a diaphragm with spermicidal cream or jelly Typical use: 12 people become pregnant Perfect use: 6 people become pregnant What is a (contraceptive) diaphragm and […]

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Spermicides

Updated 8 November 2022 under Health Guides.

Just like any other type of birth control, you need to use spermicides the correct way for them to be effective. Spermicides are much more effective when used with another […]

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If I’m on the Pill and my bf ejaculates inside me, can I get pregnant?

Updated 21 November 2013 under Ask Us.

If I’m on birth control pills and my boyfriend ejaculates inside of me, am I at high risk of becoming pregnant? If you take your birth control pills every day, […]

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Cervical Cap

Updated 9 November 2022 under Health Guides.

Out of 100 *nulliparous people using a cervical cap Typical use: 14 people become pregnant Perfect use: 9 people become pregnant Out of 100 *parous people using a cervical cap […]

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What is a condom?

Updated 5 February 2014 under Ask Us.

A condom is used during sexual intercourse to help protect against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. It is usually made of rubber or latex. For those who are allergic to […]

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Contraception: Success and Failure Rates of Contraceptives

Updated 8 May 2022 under Health Guides.

These charts show the average number of women who accidentally get pregnant while using contraception over the course of one year. Typical Use: When contraception is not used every time, […]

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Contraception: Pros and Cons of Different Contraceptive Methods

Updated 8 May 2022 under Health Guides.

Here’s a list of the many available types of contraception, and the pros and cons of using each. Hormonal Implants Success Rate with Typical Use: 99% Pros Cons Long-term method […]

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