What contraception is most accurate


By accurate, I am guessing

By accurate, I am guessing you mean effective -- which contraception is the most effective in preventing pregnancy. The most effective would be surgical sterilization. For men, this would be a vasectomy, and for women this would typically be tubal ligation or the Essure micro-insert.

The most effective reversible method would be an IUD, with Mirena being more effective than ParaGard. However, there is a trade-off between safety and efficacy. The more effective methods tend to have more side-effects and health risks. The less effective ones (like condoms or natural family planning), tend to be safer.

Best of luck,
Dr. Williams

Monnica Williams, Ph.D.
Sex Education Advisor. www.MonnicaWilliams.com.

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