Contraception; Family planning and contraception
Definition of Birth control and family planning
Which form of birth control you choose depends on a number of different factors, including your health, how often you have sex, and whether or not you want children.
Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Redmond, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 3/30/2010