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6 Things You Should Know About the Birth Control Shot

There are more birth control options available to you than ever. You can get intrauterine devices (IUDs), insert rings, use condoms, get an implant, slap on a patch, or pop a pill. And a recent survey done by the Guttmacher Institute found that 99 percent of women have used at least one of these during their sexually active years. But there's one form of birth control that most women don't think of: the shot.