We are lucky to have so many birth control options available to us. Not all methods will be ideal for all couples, so how do you figure out how to pick a method? Here are some features to consider – but keep in mind that not all features will be important to you in your personal circumstances.
Effectiveness: How well will a particular approach work to prevent pregnancy?
There are some times in life where avoiding pregnancy is more important than other times, so most effective forms should be selected when it is critical to prevent pregnancy.
There are two scales of effectiveness, typical user effectiveness and perfect use rates. Some birth control depends a lot on...