Permanent Birth Control (Sterilization)

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Abstract:

This one-page fact sheet uses a question and answer format, accompanied by an easy to read chart, to educate people about permanent birth control (sterilization) options for men and women. It explains how surgical (tubal) and non-surgical (Essure) methods of female sterilization work, and discusses male sterilization through vasectomy. The document compares methods based on efficacy, lists average cost, and outlines pros and cons for each option.

Author(s):
Reproductive Health Access Project
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
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Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
2/14/2013
Record Last Updated:
10/30/2017

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