Compare Methods 2021 | MyContraception Colombia

Compare birth control methods

    The IUS

    The IUS

    99% effective

    The small, flexible
    T-shape

    Use 3-6 years

    The IUD

    The IUD

    99% effective

    AKA the copper coil

    Use 3-10 years

    The Implant

    The Implant

    99% effective

    The skin-deep method

    Use 3 years

    The Injection

    The Injection

    94% effective

    The birth control shot

    Use 1-3 months

    The Patch

    The Patch

    91% effective

    The sticky one

    Use weekly

    The Ring

    The Ring

    91% effective

    The vaginal all-rounder

    Use for 3 weeks

    The Pill

    The Pill

    91% effective

    The daily tablet

    Use daily

    Male Condoms

    Male Condoms

    82% effective

    The rubber one

    Use before sex

    The Diaphragm

    The Diaphragm

    88% effective

    The soft latex cup

    Use before sex

    Natural Planning

    Natural Planning

    76% effective

    Fertility awareness

    Use daily

    Withdrawal

    Withdrawal

    78% effective

    AKA ‘the pull-out method‘

    Use during sex

    Female Condoms

    Female Condoms

    79% effective

    The internal condom

    Use before sex

    Spermicide

    Spermicide

    72% effective

    The spread-on solution

    Use before sex

    The Sponge

    The Sponge

    76% effective

    The foamy cover

    Use before sex

    Female sterilization

    Female sterilization

    99%+ effective

    Tubal ligation

    Permanent

    Male sterilization

    Male sterilization

    99%+ effective

    Vasectomy

    Permanent

    The IUS

    The IUS

    99% effective

    The small, flexible
    T-shape

    Use 3-6 years

    The IUD

    The IUD

    99% effective

    AKA the copper coil

    Use 3-10 years

    The Implant

    The Implant

    99% effective

    The skin-deep method

    Use 3 years

    The Injection

    The Injection

    94% effective

    The birth control shot

    Use 1-3 months

    The Patch

    The Patch

    91% effective

    The sticky one

    Use weekly

    The Ring

    The Ring

    91% effective

    The vaginal all-rounder

    Use for 3 weeks

    The Pill

    The Pill

    91% effective

    The daily tablet

    Use daily

    Female sterilization

    Female sterilization

    99%+ effective

    Tubal ligation

    Permanent

    Male sterilization

    Male sterilization

    99%+ effective

    Vasectomy

    Permanent

    The IUS

    The IUS

    99% effective

    The small, flexible
    T-shape

    Use 3-6 years

    Releases progestin hormone mainly in the womb; does not contain estrogen

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    The IUD

    The IUD

    99% effective

    AKA the copper coil

    Use 3-10 years

    No hormones; releases copper acting mainly in the womb

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    The Implant

    The Implant

    99% effective

    The skin-deep method

    Use 3 years

    Releases progestin hormone throughout the entire body

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    Male Condoms

    Male Condoms

    82% effective

    The rubber one

    Use before sex

    No hormones

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    The Diaphragm

    The Diaphragm

    88% effective

    The soft latex cup

    Use before sex

    No hormones

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    Natural Planning

    Natural Planning

    76% effective

    Fertility awareness

    Use daily

    No hormones

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    Withdrawal

    Withdrawal

    78% effective

    AKA ‘the pull-out method‘

    Use during sex

    No hormones

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    Female Condoms

    Female Condoms

    79% effective

    The internal condom

    Use before sex

    No hormones

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    Spermicide

    Spermicide

    72% effective

    The spread-on solution

    Use before sex

    No hormones, but does contain chemicals

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    The Sponge

    The Sponge

    76% effective

    The foamy cover

    Use before sex

    No hormones; releases spermicide which contains chemicals

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    Female sterilization

    Female sterilization

    99%+ effective

    Tubal ligation

    Permanent

    No hormones

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    Male sterilization

    Male sterilization

    99%+ effective

    Vasectomy

    Permanent

    No hormones

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    The IUS

    The IUS

    99% effective

    The small, flexible
    T-shape

    Use 3-6 years

    Periods can become less frequent, lighter, less painful

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    The Implant

    The Implant

    99% effective

    The skin-deep method

    Use 3 years

    Periods can become less frequent, lighter, less painful

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    The Injection

    The Injection

    94% effective

    The birth control shot

    Use 1-3 months

    Periods become lighter, less frequent and less painful

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    The Patch

    The Patch

    91% effective

    The sticky one

    Use weekly

    Periods become lighter, less frequent and less painful

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    The Ring

    The Ring

    91% effective

    The vaginal all-rounder

    Use for 3 weeks

    Periods become lighter, less frequent and less painful

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    The Pill

    The Pill

    91% effective

    The daily tablet

    Use daily

    Periods become lighter, less frequent and less painful

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    The IUS

    The IUS

    99% effective

    The small, flexible
    T-shape

    Use 3-6 years

    Once placed, the possibility for error is very low

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    The IUD

    The IUD

    99% effective

    AKA the copper coil

    Use 3-10 years

    Once placed, the possibility for error is very low

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    The Implant

    The Implant

    99% effective

    The skin-deep method

    Use 3 years

    Once placed, the possibility for error is very low

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    Female sterilization

    Female sterilization

    99%+ effective

    Tubal ligation

    Permanent

    Once the procedure is done, it’s done

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    Male sterilization

    Male sterilization

    99%+ effective

    Vasectomy

    Permanent

    Once the procedure is done, it’s done

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    Female Condoms

    Female Condoms

    79% effective

    The internal condom

    Use before sex

    Helps protect against STIs

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    Male Condoms

    Male Condoms

    82% effective

    The rubber one

    Use before sex

    Helps protect against STIs

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    The IUS

    The IUS

    99% effective

    The small, flexible
    T-shape

    Use 3-6 years

    Your doctor or nurse places or removes it

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    The IUD

    The IUD

    99% effective

    AKA the copper coil

    Use 3-10 years

    Your doctor or nurse places or removes it

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    The Implant

    The Implant

    99% effective

    The skin-deep method

    Use 3 years

    Your doctor or nurse places or removes it

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    The Injection

    The Injection

    94% effective

    The birth control shot

    Use 1-3 months

    Your doctor or nurse administers it

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    The Patch

    The Patch

    91% effective

    The sticky one

    Use weekly

    Self-administered, but requires prescription

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    The Ring

    The Ring

    91% effective

    The vaginal all-rounder

    Use for 3 weeks

    Self-administered, but requires prescription

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    The Pill

    The Pill

    91% effective

    The daily tablet

    Use daily

    Self-administered, but requires prescription

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    The Diaphragm

    The Diaphragm

    88% effective

    The soft latex cup

    Use before sex

    Initial fitting is carried out by your doctor or nurse

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    Female sterilization

    Female sterilization

    99%+ effective

    Tubal ligation

    Permanent

    Involves a physical examination and surgery by a qualified healthcare professional

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    Male sterilization

    Male sterilization

    99%+ effective

    Vasectomy

    Permanent

    Involves a physical examination and surgery by a qualified healthcare professional

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    Is It Okay?

    CONSIDER THIS

    If you’re concerned that your ring may fall out or has fallen out for more than three hours,
    you should consult your doctor or nurse and read your Patient Information Leaflet. In the
    meantime, consider using another form of contraception such as a condom.

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