Articles Tagged: contraception

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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cervical capCervical Cap

*Nulliparous is a medical term that means that a woman has never given birth to a baby. *Parous is a medical term that means a woman has given birth to … read more

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male condomWhat is a condom?

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 … read more

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