Contraception is another name for birth control. Birth control can be medicine (like the pill) or a device (like a condom). Birth control is used to try to prevent pregnancy, or to make it less likely that pregnancy would happen. Each kind of birth control works a little differently. Different kinds of birth control have different side effects and things to consider when taking them. In particular, all birth control methods have failure rates and none can fully protect you from getting a STI (sexually transmitted infection).
For more information about the side effects and failure rates of each kind of birth control, visit the Food and Drug Administration’s Birth Control Guide online: FDA Birth Control Guide -poster english June 2013.pdf
We do not give out birth control but are committed to providing accurate information about birth control and having conversations about the social, relational, moral, and health implications of its use.
Learn more about the following:
Morning After Pill
Natural Family Planning