12 Types of Birth Control

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Weighing your options

It’s easy to be confused by all the birth control options out there: Should you take a progestin-only pill or the mainstream combination pill? Can an IUD affect your chances of having children in the future? Is the female condom as effective as its male counterpart?

Luckily, we have answers. Here are 12 of the most common birth control methods, and why you should or shouldn’t try them.

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