Female Contraception – Birth Control Methods Overview

Female Contraception (Birth Control) Methods Overview


Contraceptive Pill

The contraceptive pills are well known method of contraception in the world. They are also proven effective method of contraception. There are mainly two types of contraceptive pills one contains two hormones and second contains only one hormone. The popular contraceptive pills are:

  • Yasmin
  • Cerazette
  • Dianette
  • Microgynon
  • Binovam
  • Brevinor
  • Cilest
  • Femodene
  • Femodette
  • Logynon
  • Loestrin 30
  • Marvelon
  • Mercilon
  • Micronor
  • Ovranette
  • Qlaria

Click here to read about each of these contraceptive pills.

Contraceptive Ring

The contraceptive rings are second most popular method for preventing pregnancy. It helps you avoid taking contraceptive pills daily. It is also easy to use. The contraceptive vaginal ring is a flexible, transparent, plastic ring. You can start using the vaginal ring at any time during your menstrual cycle. NuvaRing is one of the popular contraceptive rings. You just need to insert it into your sexual organ once a month. Once it is inserted it starts releasing hormones that prevents pregnancy. 

Contraceptive Patch

The contraceptive patch is less popular contraceptive method. Evra Patch is one of the popular contraceptive patch available in the market. Evra patch contain synthetic derivatives of the female hormones oestrogen and projesterone. These hormones are similar to the hormones that are used in contraceptive pills.


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