CONTRACEPTION

Contraception is the term used to describe the prevention of pregnancy.


Methods of contraception:

  • barrier methods (over the counter contraceptive sponge, male condoms, femalecondoms)
  • hormonal methods (oral contraceptives, progestin-IUD, depo-Provera, implanted hormones, hormone contraceptive vaginal ring, and hormone contraceptive patch)
  • abstinence.