What are the types of birth control?

OCs, barrier, IUD eg. If someone wants to know more about each type, she or he could check out this resource from the cdc. http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/unintendedpregnancy/contraception.htm.

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Could you tell me what's the best type of birth control to prevent pregnancy?

Condoms . Always use 2 types of birth control to reduce the chances of pregnancy. Condoms are a physical barrier, but they can be used with birth control pills, patches, depo, or the iud safely. Also you should be concerned about stds. Read more...
Oral contraceptives. Or al contraceptives are the most reliable, followed by intrauterine devices. Read more...
Abstinence. The truthful answer to your question is abstinence - not having sex. This is the only method that guarantees pregnancy prevention. The others all are about the same - they have about a 98% success rate if used appropriately and with every sexual encounter. But that still means 1-2 out of every 100 will still get pregnant with these methods, and if you are that 1-2 person, you will be pregnant. Read more...

What different types of birth control pills are out there?

Many different types. There are dozens of different brands; all contain either an estrogen and a progestin hormone (combined ocp), or just progestin ('mini'pill, for breastfeeding, or other situations). They contain varying doses of ethinyl Estradiol (10-35mcg) and vaious types of progestins; one type has a novel /unique estrogen and progestin. Read more...

What are types of birth control that increase estrogen levels and may cause weight loss?

No weight loss. Increase in estrogen level is not associated with weight loss at all. You will have to look elsewhere for this. Read more...
Water weight. There are birth control pills which contain drospirenone as the Progesterone (brand names are Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) & yazmin). Drospirenone acts a bit like a diuretic and might cause temporary loss of water weight due to fluid retention. These pills have a greater risk of blood clotting than some others, so weigh the risk/benefit ratio carefully when choosing a birth control pill. Read more...

What is the best type of birth control?

The one you will use. The best type of birth control is one that you will consistently and comfortably use. You have to balance convenience (how easy is it to use), efficacy (how well it works), and our preferences. Ask for information on all types of birth control and keep an open mind about different forms. Read more...
Abstinance. This is 100% effective. After abstainance, the concurrent use of ocp's with barrier methods will approach this efficiency. Read more...

What is the best type of birth control?

It depends. Contraception is a personal choice. Variables such as convenience, reliability, cost, reversibility are just some the things to take into consideration. Read more...

What is the best type of birth control I I want my body to change the least ammount?

IUD. The copper t iud is the most effective contraception available that does not change your body / hormones. Barriers such as condoms, cervical caps, diaphragms, and spermicides would have little effect on your body - but have a fairly high failure rate. Read more...

What is the best type of birth control pill I should get? I'm fifteen and I need something I can get without a parent's consent.

I'm . I'm glad that you are being responsible and seeking out information about birth control. Your best bet is to call your doctor or visit a planned parenthood near you for confidential information, medical care and birth control. Below i've attached two websites - the first is a list of planned parenthoods in your state and the second is information about the various types of birth control available to you. I hope this helps! Read more...
Refer to OB/GYN. The best place to seek an answer to this very important questions would be from your family doctor (pediatrician, family medicine, or internist). They will have up to date knowledge of the law and the birth control pill that's best for you. Many teenagers are using birth control pills for regulating their menses so information should be available. Read more...