Articles Tagged: contraception

stop signWithdrawal or Pull-Out Method

Withdrawal (also called “pull out” method is when the male withdraws his penis completely from the woman’s vagina before he ejaculates (releases many sperm all at once). Withdrawal is a … read more

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hormonal implantHormonal Implants

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 … read more

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depo-proveraDepo-Provera® Hormonal Injections 

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). … read more

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vaccineEstrogen/Progestin Hormonal Injections 

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® … read more

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spermicideSpermicides

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 … read more

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