Which Type of Con­tra­cep­tion Is Right for You?

Weight gain, mood swings, acne… Stop hat­ing on your birth con­trol – here’s how to find your per­fect match once and for all.

Cosmopolitan (South Africa) - - HEALTH - COM­PILED BY MOR­GAN REAR­DON

There seems to be a gazil­lion con­tra­cep­tive op­tions out

there, and a ton of con lict­ing re­views – so it’s di icult to know ex­actly what’s go­ing to work for you and your body. It can take some trial and er­ror to ind the right con­tra­cep­tive method – but never fear: COSMO has spo­ken to the ex­perts and done the ground­work for you. From hor­mone-re­leas­ing in­trauter­ine de­vices to the good ol’ con­dom, here’s your guide to all things con­tra­cep­tion. Just re­mem­ber, ladies: to pro­tect your­self from STIs, you’re still go­ing to need to use a bar­rier-pro­tec­tion method!

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