How to Switch Birth Control Methods

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Choosing a new birth control method can be key to our reproductive health. Making the transition to the new method as smooth as possible is also important. This factsheet from Reproductive Health Access covers the basics on how to transition from one method to another. Also find a helpful chart outlining the specific transition required for each method of birth control.

What’s the best way to switch from one birth control method to another? To lower the chance of getting pregnant, avoid a gap between methods.”