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Not sure what birth control to use? Whether you're considering birth control for the first time or whether you're at a different stage of life and are reevaluating your choice, this chart can help you find the method that's best for you. Be sure to discuss your options with your health care provider.

Hormonal Options
Progestin implant (Nexplanon)



Intrauterine device (IUD) Options



Barrier Options
Cervical cap (FemCap)



Fertility Awareness Options



Permanent Options
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