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How Are Birth Control and Emergency Contraception Different?

People often get confused about the difference between birth control and emergency contraception. We get it - they are both hormones taken in pill form to help prevent an unplanned pregnancy. Birth control is any method of contraception used to help prevent pregnancy – emergency contraception is not a form of regular birth control. Birth control pills are more effective at preventing an unplanned pregnancy than emergency contraception. Birth ...

How Are Birth Control and Emergency Contraception Different?2022-11-21T08:08:58+00:00

Non-Hormonal Birth Control

A new on-demand, non-hormonal birth control option. Phexxi is a non-hormonal birth control that comes in the form of a vaginal gel. It is used right before penis-in-vagina sex, lasts for an hour, and is effective immediately. Phexxi is meant to be used “on demand” and only when you need it, but is not effective if used after sex. How does Phexxi prevent pregnancy? Phexxi is a new form of ...

Non-Hormonal Birth Control2022-09-07T22:50:45+00:00

Hormonal Birth Control Options – Pill(s), Patch and Ring(s)

For most women, these hormonal methods are all safe, effective, easy to use, and put you in control of your contraceptive care. While they are all used a little differently, the risks, benefits, and side effects are generally the same. These birth control methods are all called “combined hormonal contraceptives” (CHCs) because they have two hormones, estrogen and progestin. They are similar to the hormones your body already produces.  ...

Hormonal Birth Control Options – Pill(s), Patch and Ring(s)2022-09-08T23:33:53+00:00

The Patch

Have you found your match? The patch is an effective birth control method that looks and feels like a slim, square Band-Aid (about 2 x 2 inches). If you want a method at your fingertips that you only need to change once a week, this might be the method for you! How to use the patch Open the foil pouch and remove the patch with plastic backing. Peel away ...

The Patch2022-09-08T00:22:05+00:00

NuvaRing – The OG Ring

The vaginal ring, well known by its brand name, the NuvaRing, is a flexible silicone ring about the size of a ponytail rubber band that is changed monthly. Some people shy away from the idea of placing something inside their vagina… BUT we think using a vaginal ring is a great opportunity to get more comfortable with your body AND use a very discrete method – ...

NuvaRing – The OG Ring2022-09-08T00:21:14+00:00

Annovera

The new vaginal ring on the block. Annovera is a new vaginal ring that you can use for a whole year! It is a “long acting” form of birth control that does NOT require a procedure to have it inserted. We think it’s pretty cool... read more to find out if you think it might be a good option for you! Fun facts about Annovera Flexible, comfortable, squishy ring ...

Annovera2022-11-21T07:22:24+00:00

Finding the Right Form of Contraception for You

Let’s be real for a second; good sex can be a lot of fun and feel really great. We all enjoy sex more when we are not distracted or worried. Knowing that you (or your sexual partner) are protected against an unplanned pregnancy is a pretty big turn-on. That is why the Choix team wants you to have all the information you need to choose the best form of ...

Finding the Right Form of Contraception for You2022-11-21T08:23:12+00:00
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