This is a flexible, clear ring that is inserted into the vagina. When in place it releases two hormones to prevent pregnancy.
A contraceptive ring is a flexible, clear ring that is inserted into the vagina. When in place it releases two hormones (estrogen and progestin) to prevent pregnancy.
A contraceptive ring prevents pregnancy by:
Your healthcare provider may recommend this type of birth control if you:
A contraceptive ring may not be recommended if you:
It is important to remember that a contraceptive ring does not protect against any STDs. If you are not in a committed relationship with a single partner, you should practice safe sex and use a condom during any sexual contact.
Make an appointment with your healthcare provider to discuss your birth control options. If you decide to use a contraceptive ring, ask your healthcare provider the following questions.
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