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    Nonhormonal birth control: All the options and methods you could try

    Updated 22 February 2024 |
    Published 19 October 2018
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    Medically reviewed by Dr. Jenna Beckham, Obstetrician, gynecologist, and complex family planning specialist, WakeMed Health and Hospitals, Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, North Carolina, US
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    Everything you need to know if you’re thinking of switching to nonhormonal contraception.

    Thinking of making the switch to non hormonal birth control from hormonal? We know how overwhelming all of the many, many contraceptive options can be, and we want to help you navigate the change. After all, the birth control we take can have an impact on our lives in lots of different ways, and any decision about it shouldn’t be taken lightly. 

    So, we’re here to help clear up any initial confusion. With the help of Dr. Ruth Arumala, obstetrician and gynecologist (OB-GYN), we break down everything you need to know about non hormonal birth control, from the difference between hormonal and non hormonal contraception to the benefits and things to be aware of for each type. 

    Once you’ve learned about nonhormonal birth control, read our guide to hormonal birth control options. Plus, find out how birth control affects ovulation.