About Contraceptive Information Resource

"I'm twenty years old and think I may be pregnant. I've been researching online about
pregnancy and all the options that go with it for a couple weeks now, and have yet to find a web
site as helpful as yours." - website visitor, USA

What's New

Welcome to Contraceptive Information Resource the most comprehensive Birth Control Guide online. ContraceptINFO is the award-winning sister site of Epigee Women's Health Site. This site is continuously being updated and expanded. We would like to hear from you about your opinion of our contraception site.
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Current failure rates appear on the Contraceptive Effectiveness table, and we also have failure rates for teens. We have new information for breastfeeding moms about birth control safety, and facts about pregnancy options counseling. Our online Birth Control Quiz is running in an improved format. Try it out and see what you think. We now have new information about the Standard Days Method of Natural Family Planning and the FemCap cervical cap. See our expanded page about sexually transmitted disease.


This guide is the product of a great deal of research, experience, and personal trial and error. Experts who have contributed to this site are gratefully acknowledged.
Your feedback is appreciated. Comments can be sent by email, and
questions can be answered as well. If you find information here that is no longer current or if you would like to see material added, feel free to contact us with your suggestions. Please also inform us if you notice any typos or bad links.

Do not send email with questions about contraception or possible pregnancy to this address. Please visit the Q & A page instead.


This site is intended to educate women and men about the efficacy and use of contraception to assist couples in planning their families.
No methods of birth control which harm a woman or her unborn child are recommended, regardless of the age or development of the child.
This site also presents sexual abstinence as an acceptable alternative for single people. For more about this philosophy, please see Responsible Sexual Choices and You.

For information about Christian issues and birth control please visit the Christian Contraception website. To discuss religious reproductive issues, please post to Christian Contraception's discussion forum at Christians Talk about Birth Control. Posters of all faiths are welcome to join in.


Primary Consultant: M. T. Williams, Ph.D. has spent over 20 years counseling and assisting women in crisis.
She has been an active volunteer at several pregnancy centers, including A Woman's Concern in Dorchester, Massachusetts,
The Pregnancy Centers of Central Virginia, and the Westside Pregnancy Resource Center in Los Angeles, where she served as Lead Counselor.

Dr. Williams has written many articles about reproductive issues and race, and has served on the
board of directors of several non-profit organizations, including the OC and Spectrum Disorders Association and the Brookline Women's Shelter.
Dr. Williams has lectured on teen pregnancy and related issues and has been active in helping non-profit organizations develop a web presence.

She graduated from M.I.T. in 1992 and worked in the Department of
Computer Science at UCLA until June of 2000. She holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Virginia.

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The information provided on Contracept.org is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her health professional. This information is solely for informational purposes and does not constitute the practice of medicine. We encourage all visitors to see a licensed physician or nutritionist if they have any concerns regarding health issues related to diet, personal image and any other topics discussed on this site. Neither the owners or employees of Contracept.org nor the author(s) of site content take responsibility for any possible consequences from any treatment, procedure, exercise, dietary modification, action or application of medication which results from reading this site. Always speak with your primary health care provider before engaging in any form of self treatment. Please see our Legal Statement for further information.