birth control

page updated: 11-Jun-2007

Family Planning Strategies

The only time I've had sex without contraception was between a condom coming off and taking the morning after pill (this seemed like a good idea but stressed me out later). Here are my experiences using or considering different methods of birth control. Keep in mind that there are many options that I haven't included (yet).

Barrier methods:

  • Condoms
  • Not yet discussed here: female condoms, cervical caps, diaphragms, sponges, foam, gel...

Hormonal methods:

Emergency methods:

More methods:

Also not yet discussed here: IUDs, behavioural methods (fertility awareness, withdrawal, abstinence), surgical sterilization, herbals.

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For detailed fact sheets about how to choose and use birth control, Planned Parenthood is excellent.

For more detail about contraception and safer sex, I found the book Sex Sense up to date, easy to read, and reliable.

For information to fuel my fantasies about potential new methods of male-controlled contraception, I like malecontraceptives.org.

And please remember that most contraceptives don't protect against infection. For that you need male or female condoms.

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