Hormonal Birth Control Pills

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Contraception, also called birth control, are ways to prevent pregnancy.
Hormonal birth control
This kind of birth control uses hormones. Here are some types of hormonal birth control:
A tube put under the skin of the upper arm. The tube can stay in place for as long as 3 years.
Shots given every 3 months.
Pills taken every day.
Patches. These are changed once a week for 3 weeks. They are taken off for one week.
A ring put into the vagina. The ring is left in place for 3 weeks and removed for 1 week. Then, a new ring is put in the vagina.
Emergency birth control pills.
Barrier birth control
Here are some types of barrier birth control:
A thin covering worn on the penis (male condom) during sex. The covering is thrown away after

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