Types of Birth Control

Some kinds of birth control work better and are more effective than others. And different methods suit different people. Let's dive into the various types of birth control that are available to you.

Facts

Gaslighting in relationships

Gaslighting involves undermining someone else’s reality by blatantly denying facts, their environment, or their feelings. In simpler terms, it is when someone knowingly makes you think that you are crazy or that you don’t know what you are doing or talking about when all they want is to control you.

Intrauterine Device (IUD): How to get it, benefits & side effects

Different birth control options exist for individuals who are sexually active and would like to prevent an unwanted pregnancy. Along with selections like condoms, the morning after pill, spermicide, birth control patch, there is also the Intrauterine Device popularly referred to as IUD.

Condoms: Types, proper use, how effective are they?

Even though only abstinence from sex guarantees 100 percent protection from unplanned pregnancy, HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, Condom use has proven effective (guarantees 98 percent protection) and a more preferred method.

What you need to know about the Etonogestrel birth control implant

Contraceptive use in Nigeria remains a convoluted and controversial topic. While the narrative surrounding reproductive health and family planning have evolved over the years, there remains a sense of derision when contraceptives are brought up, especially concerning a woman’s agency over her body.

Birth control: how to choose

If you don't want to get pregnant – or don't want your partner to get pregnant – you need to use birth control, also called contraception or family planning.