Contraception, Birth Control and Family Planning

This information is useful for adults

Sometimes, it can be hard to be a woman, especially when it comes to reproductive health, says Aileen Gariepy, MD, MPH, a Yale Medicine obstetrician-gynecologist who specializes in family planning. In this video, Dr. Gariepy outlines the various forms of contraception, from "prayer, hope and denial," to condoms, diaphragms, birth control, patches, rings, implants, intrauterine devices, tubal ligation and vasectomies.