Short-Acting Birth Control Options:
Birth Control Pills
- Ask your provider about which birth control pill option is right for you
Ortho Evra Patch
- The transdermal contraceptive patch is a safe, simple, and affordable birth control method that you wear on the skin of your belly, upper arm, butt, or back.
- Put a new patch on every week for 3 weeks, and it releases hormones that prevent pregnancy. Then you get a week off before you repeat the cycle.
- NuvaRing is a small, flexible vaginal ring used to prevent pregnancy. You put it in for 3 weeks, take it out, then put a new one in a week later. It’s just as effective as the pill when used as directed, and you don’t have to think about taking it every day.
- A diaphragm is a shallow, bendable cup that you put inside your vagina. It covers your cervix during sex to prevent pregnancy.
- A diaphragm is a form of birth control that’s a shallow cup shaped like a little saucer that’s made of soft silicone. You bend it in half and insert it inside your vagina to cover your cervix.
Long-Acting Birth Control Options:
In addition to offering contraceptive counseling, we provide the following contraceptive options to our patients.
- Surgical sterilization is a safe, highly effective, permanent, and convenient form of contraception.
- Liletta is an IUD that is inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy.
- Liletta is proven to be >99% effective in preventing pregnancy for up to 5 years.
- It is a reversible form of birth control. Your healthcare provider can remove it any time.
It is a reversible form of birth control. Your healthcare provider can remove it any time.
Implanon is an estrogen-free contraceptive implant. It is a matchstick-sized flexible plastic rod that is placed under the skin in the arm. A single dosage can be used for up to three years.