There are many different birth control options.

When people think about birth control, they most often think about pills and condoms. But there are many more methods available that you should know about. The type that works best for you will depend on your health and circumstances and what you feel comfortable using.

When choosing a method, there are a number of things to consider.

Visit the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada to learn about the methods and determine which might work best for you. You will have an opportunity to discuss your options at your Opal Clinic consult or you can talk to you own doctor.

Non-Hormonal Contraceptives

Hormonal Contraceptives

Below are links to some of the manufacturer’s pages for product and consumer information. For additional information, go to the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada.

Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC)

Patch/Ring/Pill Options

Natural Methods

Permanent Methods