BE IN CONTROL
An App to Explore Your Birth Control Options
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01. The morning after pill, otherwise known as emergency contraception, should be taken no more than 12 hours after having unprotected sex.
2.The birth control pill, otherwise known as ‘The pill’, can protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
3.A contraceptive injection (the shot) typically lasts 1-2 years.
4.Intrauterine systems (IUS) or copper intrauterine devices (IUD) can be alternatives for those affected by estrogen.
5.A diaphragm can be left in your vagina indefinitely after sex.
6.The patch can decrease menstrual cramping.
7.The ring can be kept in place for the entire month.
8.Non-latex condoms exist.
9.You should only use the calendar method if you don’t mind getting pregnant.
10.The pull-out method is a very effective form of birth control.
11.Sterilization (vasectomy and female sterilization) can easily be undone.
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About Yourself

If you want to help us learn more about females’ needs, please take a moment by answering the following questions.
1.What is your age?
2.What is your gender?
3.What province or territory do you live in?
4.What ethnicity are you?
5.Which of the following birth control methods have you heard of?
6.Do you currently use any methods of birth control? If so, which one(s)?
7.I prefer methods of birth control that do not require much planning (for example, a condom).
8.I prefer a birth control method that will stop my period.
9.I am worried about the hormones in birth control.
10.It doesn’t bother me to use a birth control method that goes inside my vagina, for example, the ring, or in my uterus, for example, the IUD or IUS.
11.I am afraid of using some forms of birth control because they sound painful (for example, inserting a copper intrauterine device (IUD) or intrauterine system (IUS) or getting the shot).
12.I am concerned that some of the birth control methods might make it harder for me to get pregnant when I want to.
13.Using the most effective birth control method is important to me, regardless of my other concerns.
14.I prefer a birth control method that will allow me to have my regular period and will also help with cramping and other symptoms.
15.I would like a birth control method that will help reduce my acne.
16.When choosing a birth control method, it is important to me that my sex drive is not affected.
17.It is important to me that my partner helps me choose my birth control method.
18.I believe that the morning after pill, otherwise known as emergency contraception, causes an abortion.
19.I believe that if I have sex while I am on my period I cannot get pregnant.
20.I want my birth control method to be as natural as possible and/or environmentally friendly.
21.I will always choose the birth control method that has the least number of possible side effects.
22.I choose my birth control method based on cost.
23.How useful was this contraception tool for you?