FAMILY PLANNING

Various forms of birth control are on display in our clinic's waiting room

A full line of birth control options are available at the clinic – including the ‘morning after pill” and RU486 the “French abortion pill.” Methods of family planning vary considerably in their effectiveness. Our counselors will help you select a method that is right for you and your partner.

 

Pregnancy rates with different birth control methods – IF the method is used correctly:

METHOD PREGNANCY RATE PER FIRST YEAR (%)
Surgical Sterilization (Bilateral Tubal Ligation or Vasectomy) .03
Depo-Provera .3
Oral Contraceptives .3
Morning After Pill (1 month) .2
IUD (Intra-Uterine Device) 1.0
Diaphragm, Foam and Condom 1.0
Diaphragm and Foam 4.0
Diaphragm Alone 15.0
Foam Alone

10.0

Condom Alone 3.0

RHYTHM: Coitus Interruptus (“Strategic Withdrawl”)

10.00
NO Birth Control 90.00