UNDERSTANDING HORMONES IN CONTRACEPTION
CHECK THE DIFFERENCE:
HORMONE-FREE OR WITH HORMONES
There are birth control methods with and without hormones. Hormones make the difference when it comes to preventing pregnancy effectively.
Here is a short list of all methods with their hormone content and their ability to prevent pregnancy. Click on each icon to learn more about each method.
NEED ADVICE? SPEAK TO YOUR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL
Seek out an appointment with your doctor or nurse for further support that meets your needs.
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