Vasectomy Tubal ligation

Sperm cells never reach penis

Egg cells never reach uterus

Permanent, does not interrupt spontaneity Permanent, does not interrupt spontaneity

Requires minor surgery

Requires surgery, entails some risk of infection

Intrauterine device

Prevents implantation

Does not interrupt spontaneity

Severe menstrual cramps, increases risk of infection

*The lower figures apply when the contraceptive device Is used correctly. The higher figures take Into account human error.

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