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women's health : birth control

Birth Control Listings:

Allexperts Birth Control Questions and Answers - Sympathetic volunteers answer your detailed one-on-one questions about birth control for free. Answers confidential.

AnnRose's Ultimate Birth Control Links - Links to family planning choices including abstinence, condoms, diaphragm, hormonal implants, injections, IUD, tubal sterilization, the Pill, emergency contraception, vasectomy and how to choose.

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals - Contraception Glossary - Definitions for words encountered when reading about contraception.

Birth Control - The Planned Parenthood Federation of America presents a review of the effectiveness, advantages, disadvantages and costs of reversible and permanent methods.

Birth Control / Family Planning - The Health Connection, Calgary Regional Health Authority. Birth control information, condoms and diaphragms, I.U.D, tubal ligation, vasectomy.

Birth Control at Suite101 - Informative articles concerning the history, present, and future of birth control. Access to discussions and links to related sites available.

Birth Control Contraceptives Choices - Annotated collection of links to sites about contraception in general and specific contraceptive methods. From

Birth Control Guide - Discusses use and failure rates of condoms, the pill, depo-provera, and natural methods, and includes a question and answer bulletin board. Also provides instructions for condom use and fertility charting.

Birth Control Methods - Information to help decide which type of contraception is best for you and your partner. Includes descriptions of different methods and personal anecdotes. From King County, Washington, Health Department.

Birth Control Survey Results - Results of an international survey of preferred birth control methods conducted by Roper Starch Worldwide.

CBCA: Birth Control - A guide to contraceptive methods available in Canada.

Choosing a Birth Control Method - Interactive online questionnaire, supported by extensive information about contraceptive methods, guides women or men through the decision process. From Association of Reproductive Health Professionals.

Choosing a Contraceptive - Comprehensive and readable information on birth control methods, by Dr. Robert Hatcher of Emory University.

Contraception - The Global Reproductive Health Forum @ Harvard (GRHF). Harvard School of Public Health. Resource links to frequently asked questions, comprehensive contraception information including new methods, and research.

Contraception - Peer-reviewed journal publishing papers on contraceptive advances and research in chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, endocrinology, biology, the medical sciences, and demography. Includes a sample issue.

Contraception factsheet from BUPA - Concise factsheet explaining effective methods of contraception, from the UK health insurance firm. Covers pills, male and female condoms, injectables, implants, diaphragms and caps, IUDs and intrauterine systems, sterilization, natural methods, and emergency contraception.

Contraception Online - Professional articles, patient education materials, and continuing medical education courses covering birth control methods, recommendations and contraindications, and recent developments in the field. - Information on birth control and other methods of contraception.

Contraceptive Guide - By Mary Jane Bovo, MD. Overview of methods of birth control currently available, with cost, failure rate, correct usage, advantages and disadvantages of each.

Contraceptive Methods - Information on the currently available male and female contraceptive methods, including reference material and training tools, such as presentation graphics with trainer notes.

Contraceptive Research and Development (CONRAD) Program - Objective is development of new or improved contraceptive methods that are safe, effective, acceptable, and suitable for use in the US and developing countries. - Discussed contraceptive choices, benefits and risks of birth control pill and possible connections between birth control and breast cancer.

eMedicine Health - Pregnancy and Reproduction - Section includes plenty of information on the strengths and limitations of the major forms of birth control.

Evriwoman - Guide to Contraception and Safe Sex - Information about contraception options to prevent unplanned pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases. Includes results of surveys and interviews about the views and experiences of UK university students and other women.

Family Health International - FHI works to improve reproductive health around the world by increasing the number of safe, effective, acceptable and affordable contraceptive methods to ensure that women and men achieve their desired number and spacing of children.

Family Planning - Comprehensive review of contraceptive methods available worldwide and choosing the right method for you.

Feminist Women's Health Center - Complete descriptions of every method of birth control available in the USA, birth control comparison chart. How a woman's menstrual cycle works and when she is most likely to get pregnant.

Georgia Family Planning Program - Home page for the Georgia Family Planning Program, part of the Georgia Division of Public Health. This program provides services, support, and information relating to family planning.

Healthlink - Update on Contraception: Traditional, Barrier and Surgical Methods - Overview of several methods of birth control, including abstinence, withdrawal, fertility awareness, male and female condoms, sponge, cervical cap, diaphragm, and sterilization.

Male Contraception Using Testicular Heating - Results from the literature and from self-experimentation on the use of testicular heating as a birth control method.

Male Contraceptives - Information about experimental male contraceptives, particularly non-hormonal methods, and what you can do to encourage more research.

MedlinePlus: Birth Control - News, overviews, conditions, issues, research, and statistics.

Ortho Women's Health - Pharmaceutical manufacturer provides information for women on birth control and the different contraceptive methods that are available.

Quinacrine Sterilization - Non-Surgical Birth Control for Women - Quinacrine Sterilization is a non-surgical birth control for women. QS is a new outpatient procedure for female sterilization and birth control.

Region VIII Family Planning Training - A resource intended for Title X and non-Title X family planning providers in PHS Region VIII. (Denver, CO)

SavonHealth - A comprehensive birth control information site.

Sexuality and Contraception When Approaching Menopause - Advice for women in pre-menopause about the continuing need for contraception and special concerns they may have in selecting a method to use, from Women's Health Queensland Wide.

SoYouWanna pick a method of birth control? - Review of primary methods of birth control.

Various Methods of Birth Control - A personally maintained site that explores virtually all methods of contraception and their pros and cons. Includes reports of personal experiences.

Virtual Guide to Contraception - General information and fact sheets about the full range of family methods available in Ireland.

The Whole Truth About Contraception: A Guide to Safe and Effective Choices (1997) - Book-length report from National Academy Press.

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