This section provides basic information on contraception, as well as some of the factors to consider when choosing a contraceptive method. To help you choose the method that best meets your family planning and reproductive health needs, AVSC recommends that you talk to a counselor at a local health center.
- Basic Information
- Information about temporary methods of contraception || Information about permanent methods of contraception || Emergency contraception || Sterilization reversal || Contraceptive method effectiveness rates
- Choosing the Method That's Right for You
- Condoms || Diaphragm with spermicide || Exclusive breastfeeding || Fertility awareness (calendar/rhythm method, basal body temperature, cervical mucus) || Injectables || IUD || Norplant implants || Combined oral contraceptive pills (COCs) || Progestin-only pills || Spermicides || Withdrawal || Female sterilization || Vasectomy
- Answers to questions about vasectomy || No-scalpel
vasectomy (NSV) || Finding an NSV doctor
|| Vasectomy Information Line
For more information about contraceptive methods and counseling for family planning clients, see the AVSC publications page.