Last reviewed: June 2018
Last updated: June  2018

Summary

Details

  • Initial counseling
  • Barrier methods
  • Barrier methods: the diaphragm and cervical cap
  • Barrier methods: the female condom
  • Barrier methods: the male condom
  • Barrier methods: spermicide
  • Behavioral methods
  • Behavioral methods: lactational amenorrhea
  • Behavioral methods: periodic abstinence
  • Behavioral methods: withdrawal
  • Hormonal contraception
  • Combined hormonal contraceptives (estrogen/progestin)
  • Contraindications to estrogen-containing contraceptives
  • Combined hormonal contraceptives: estrogen/progestin pills
  • Combined hormonal contraceptives: estrogen/progestin patch
  • Combined hormonal contraceptives: estrogen/progestin vaginal ring
  • Progestin-only contraceptives
  • Progestin-only contraceptives: progestin-only pill
  • Progestin-only contraceptives: progestin implant
  • Progestin-only contraceptives: progestin injection
  • Noncontraceptive benefits of hormonal contraceptives
  • Intrauterine devices (IUDs)
  • Intrauterine devices: copper IUD
  • Intrauterine devices: progestin IUD
  • Sterilization
  • Sterilization: female sterilization
  • Sterilization: male sterilization
  • Emergency contraception
  • Emergency contraception: progestin-only emergency contraception
  • Emergency contraception: ulipristal
  • Emergency contraception: copper IUD
  • Emergency contraception: estrogen/progestin emergency contraception

Contributors

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Associate Professor

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore

MD

Disclosures

AB has received research funding from Bayer and NICHD through Johns Hopkins University.

Assistant Clinical Professor

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

New York

NY

Disclosures

RL declares that she has no competing interests.

Peer reviewers VIEW ALL

Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Family Medicine Department

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque

NM

Disclosures

LL declares that he has no competing interests.

Director

TEACH Program

Assistant Clinical Professor

UCSF and UCD

San Francisco

CA

Disclosures

SG has served as an Implanon training specialist for Organon Inc.

Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health

Lewisham Primary Care Trust

Waldron Health Centre

London

UK

Disclosures

LB was a member of the group that produced the 2006 Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health guidance on the management of women with vaginal discharge presenting in non-GU setting.

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