There are a variety of contraceptive methods to choose from, so it is important to discuss your priorities with your provider to find the best fit for you.

Below are some charts to help get the conversation started.

It is important to note that none of these contraceptive methods are protective against sexually transmitted diseases and infections, such as HIV. Only barrier methods, such as female or male condoms can prevent the transmission of these diseases. Additionally, each contraceptive method can include specific side effects and contraindications, so it is important to discuss your past medical history with your provider to determine the best fit for you.

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