Birth control

When trying to find a birth control method that is best for you and your lifestyle, there are many things to consider. And each of us has different needs when choosing a method.

Learn which methods will work best for you by taking the MyMethod quiz and discussing it with a clinician at your next visit. Click below to take the quiz.

Additional information:

Click here for a birth control information sheet

There are a lot of choices when it comes to birth control. Keep in mind that your birth control needs can change throughout your life.

To decide which method is right for your body and your lifestyle now, click on any of the links below.

Continuous abstinence


The condom


Diaphragms, caps, and shields

The pill (oral contraception)

The patch (Ortho Evra®)

The ring (NuvaRing®)

The shot (DMPA)

Implant (Implanon®)

IUCs — intrauterine contraception


Vasectomy (men)


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