Hormonal birth control methods contain estrogen OR/AND progestin. However, some people should not use estrogen-containing ones and use methods that contain progestin only. This includes those who:
It refers to methods of preventing pregnancy. These methods include medications, devices, and procedures.
There are numerous methods, and this is a personal decision. But your doctor can help you decide which type is best for you.
How well does it prevent pregnancy?
While no method works perfectly all the time, some are more effective than others.
Inform your doctor of any side effects or problems with your method. Sometimes, side effects will go away after a few months. If they don’t, you might want to switch to a different type.
Hormonal birth control refers to any pill, injection, device, or treatment that uses hormones to prevent pregnancy.
Some medications can interfere with the efficacy of hormonal birth control. Always inform your doctor or pharmacist of any medications you take.
An injection shot every 3 months.