This patient fact sheet compares different birth control choices by efficacy in a colorful and easy to read chart. The sheet helps people to compare pros and cons of different methods, along with common side effects. Ideal for health centers, doctor’s offices, and school clinics. *Thank you to the Office of Sexual Health and Youth Development…
This patient fact sheet explains how the Intrauterine Device (IUD) works. Describes how the IUD is inserted, how long it is effective, common side effects, and average cost. Includes a chart that compares and contrasts the copper and hormonal IUDs.
Aftercare instructions for patients to use who are having an IUD inserted. You can customize this aftercare sheet with your clinic’s information.
This factsheet explains basic information about early abortion options. Compares and contrasts medication abortion and aspiration abortion procedures. Answers questions such as: “How painful is it?”, “Can I still have children after?” and “What are the advantages and disadvantages?”
Protocol for providing a medication abortion using mifepristone and misoprostol. Three variants are included: FDA regimen, evidence-based regimen using misoprostol vaginally and evidence-based regimen using misoprostol buccally. The protocol includes guidance on providing medication abortion without ultrasound. Updated to reflect the FDA guideline changes from March 2016.
This colorful and easy to read chart compares different birth control methods for men, ranked by efficacy. The sheet allows patients to compare pros and cons of different methods, along with common side effects. Ideal for health centers, doctor’s offices, and school clinics.
This patient fact sheet explains the three miscarriage treatment options and answers frequently asked patient questions.
List of low cost and free birth control options.
This patient fact sheet explains how to switch between birth control methods safely and effectively. Includes a colorful, easy-to-read chart that shows how to switch from one method (such as the Patch) to another method (such as the Pill).
A great reference tool for health care providers who want to check a patient’s medical eligibility for various forms of contraception as they relate to absolute and relative contraindications. Information is based on the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO)’s recommendations for initiating contraceptives.