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Options for today's woman

There are many birth control options available today. Oral contraceptives (the Pill) is one of those options, proven to be over 99% effective when used correctly.

Many women differ in their response to oral contraceptives depending upon their menses type (light flow, moderate flow, heavy flow), their body type (underweight, normal weight, overweight) and their ovarian hormone sensitivity (estrogen-sensitive, androgen-sensitive, progesterone-sensitive).

When choosing an oral contraceptive, consult with your doctor to find one that’s tailored to meet your individual needs.

Just the Facts

Latex condoms for men and diaphragms with spermicide are less effective than birth control pills, injections or implants for preventing pregnancy. Of every 100 women who rely on condoms or diaphragms for a year, about 14 to 20 will become pregnant.

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