Health Facts Plus: Birth Control

Health Facts Plus: Birth Control

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Hormone Strategy Eyed for Male Contraceptive (12/13/2006, Reuters Health)

Year-Round Contraception Safely Ends Periods (12/13/2006, Reuters Health)

Hormonal Contraception Does Not Appear to Increase HIV Risk (12/07/2006, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Contraception Driving U.S. Decline In Teen Pregnancies (11/30/2006, HealthDay)

13-Month Supply of Birth Control Pills Leads to More Consistent Use, Less Expense (11/01/2006, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)

Birth Control (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Birth Control (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) Birth Control Guide (Food and Drug Administration)

Birth Control Pill FAQ: From Menstruation to Menopause — and Everything in Between (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Birth Control: How to Use Your Diaphragm (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Combined Injectable Contraceptives (CICs) FAQ (Family Health International) Contraception While Breastfeeding (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) Depo-Provera: An Injectable Contraceptive (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Emergency Contraception (National Women''s Health Information Center) How to Use a Condom (American Social Health Association) Lactational Amenorrhea FAQ (Family Health International) Also available in Spanish Natural Family Planning (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Natural Methods of Family Planning FAQ (Family Health International) Postpartum Sterilization (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) Progestin-Only Contraceptives (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Tubal Sterilization: What You Should Know (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish

Birth Control for Women with Epilepsy (Epilepsy Foundation) Delaying Your Period through Oral Contraceptives (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) FDA''s Decision Regarding Plan B: Questions and Answers (Center for Drug Evaluation and Research) Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk (National Cancer Institute) Also available in Spanish

ClinicalTrials.gov: Contraception (National Institutes of Health)

Bone Density Appears to Recover After Adolescents Discontinue Injected Contraceptive (02/07/2005, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development) Female Sterilization: Risk of Ectopic Pregnancy After Tubal Sterilization (04/26/2006, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

ACOG''s Physician Directory (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists National Institute of Child Health and Human Development National Women''s Health Information Center (Dept. of Health and Human Services) Also available in Spanish

FASTATS: Contraceptive Use (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Use of Contraceptives and Use of Family Planning Services in the United States: 1982-2002 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - Large PDF file

Abstinence (Nemours Foundation) Birth Control Methods: How Well Do They Work? (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish Birth Control Patch (Nemours Foundation) Birth Control Pill (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish Birth Control Ring (Nemours Foundation) Birth Control Shot (Nemours Foundation) Condom (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish Diaphragm (Nemours Foundation) Does Douching Prevent Pregnancy? (Nemours Foundation) Emergency Contraception (Nemours Foundation) Intrauterine Device (IUD) (Nemours Foundation) Rhythm Method (Nemours Foundation) Spermicide (Nemours Foundation) Talking to Your Partner about Condoms (Nemours Foundation) Teen Talk: What You Should Know about Contraception (Office of Public Health and Science, Office of Population Affairs) - Links to PDF Withdrawal (Nemours Foundation)

Condoms: Effective Birth Control and Protection from Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Facts about Vasectomy Safety (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development) Vasectomy (Patient Education Institute) - Requires Flash Player Also available in Spanish Vasectomy Reversal (American Urological Association) Vasectomy: What to Expect (American Academy of Family Physicians)

Contraception d''Urgence (Princeton University, Office of Population Research) - In French

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The primary NIH organization for research on Birth Control is the

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

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Date last updated: 05 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 01 September 2006