My Method - Choosing Birth Control Methods

Birth control methods are not one-size-fits-all. A method that’s perfect for one woman may not be right for another.

Picking a birth control method that fits your life is the key. Only you can decide what is best for you. But sometimes figuring out which method to use can be a bit overwhelming. My Method is here to help you think about your options.

Take a few minutes to answer these simple questions about your lifestyle and your likes and dislikes. There are no right or wrong answers. The questions are written for women. If you are a man, answer the questions from the perspective of your partner.

After you answer the questions, My Method will suggest the birth control methods that may be right for you. You will also be able to get more information about each method, including how to get it.

What if your needs change?

Remember, as your life changes, you may need or want different birth control methods. Women often rethink their birth control method if they start or end a relationship, or have other life changes. Come back as often as you like to use My Method to find different methods that will meet your changing needs.

Read about all of your birth control options.

Want to save your results or view your past results?

Your answers and results from My Method can be saved using Microsoft® HealthVault™ — a free online service that helps you gather and store health information in one place. If you want to save your answers and results, use My Method above and choose the option at the end to save your results.

If you’ve already saved your answers and results in HealthVault™ and want to view them, login to Microsoft® HealthVault™.

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