This webpage of the Office on Women’s Health answers in plain language frequently asked questions about birth control methods. It includes a chart comparing the various methods on effectiveness, risks, and side effects.
Office on Women’s Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2017
Reproductive Life Planning/Family Planning
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