Is birth control effective?

Answer On One Hand: It Depends on the UserBirth control is most effective when used properly. For example, when used correctly, condoms are 97 percent effective. Yet, for typical use, condoms are only 86 ... Read More »

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How effective is Yaz birth control?

When used as directed, the Yaz combination birth control pill is as effective as other combination birth control pills at 99 percent. If the woman misses a pill or takes it at a dramatically differ... Read More »

How effective is a diaphragm for birth control?

Using a diaphragm for birth control is 86 to 94 percent effective if used properly. A diaphragm is a dome-shaped cup inserted into the vagina, filled with spermicide to cover the cervix opening. To... Read More »

How effective is birth control if a day is missed?

The birth control pill has an effectiveness rate of 92 percent. Missing a pill lowers that effectiveness rate, and if unprotected sex occurred during the days surrounding the missed pill, you shoul... Read More »

The shot or The pill ( birth control )?

I'm on DEPO, and I'd have to say if you don't want to gain weight, don't use it. I don't mind, cause I've always been very thin. I'm on my 3rd month, but have gained 10 pounds in the last 3 months.... Read More »