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How Contraception Works: Mechanisms of Action

Publish Date: February 2019
Author: MCSP

MCSP has developed a one-page tool that demonstrates four mechanisms through which contraceptive methods prevent fertilization of an egg. Utilizing a drawing of the female reproductive anatomy, this job aid also indicates where the contraceptive action takes place.

The tool is also available in French and Spanish.