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Birth Control Information| Oregon CCare

Trying to choose a method? method finder has a method finder to help you find what you are looking for.

Short term or long term birth control, with or without hormones, those that will help protect you from sexually transmitted infections... whatever your needs are. It helps you narrow down your choices based on what is most important to you.

Disclaimer: This website was developed by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of Oregon's Reproductive Health Program and its providers.

What do I need to know about the different kinds of birth control?

If you're curious about what they are and how they work, here's more information. Remember, how well your birth control method works for you depends on how well you use it.


Birth Control Pills

Cervical Barriers

Condoms and Spermicides

Emergency Contraception

Fertility Awareness Methods - Standard Days Method®, Two Day Method® (aka Calendar Method or Rhythm Method)

Implant - Nexplanon

IUD/IUS - Paragard®, Mirena®, Skyla®, Liletta

Patch - Ortho Evra

Ring - Nuvaring®

Shot - Depo Provera® (aka Depo)


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