Women gained control over family planning since early 1970s thanks to birth control pill. This was a powerful ally but you should always check with your doctor in order to find the best option for you and your body. There are three types of contraception: hormonal contraception, non-hormonal contraception and permanent contraception (sterilization). This method uses hormones to stop ovulation and prevent a fertilized egg from implanting in the womb. The non-hormonal contraception includes popular methods such as the condom, cervical cap and diaphragm. A permanent method would be sterilization but this is less popular as it requires a surgical procedure. On the other hand, contraceptive pill is one of the most popular methods in the world and it’s highly effective. You take a pill for the course of three weeks, resting then a week. After that, the cycle repeats itself. If taken correctly, this makes the chances of pregnancy pretty inexistent. Please always check with your doctor as it is important to pick the correct contraceptive pill. Not all will do as some may bring unwanted gain weight, or an oily skin. Feel free to check our selection of contraceptive products below.