NICHD conducts and supports a variety of clinical research projects related to contraception and birth control. Select a link below to learn more about these projects.
- Contraceptive Awareness and Reproductive Education
This study will evaluate a Motivational Interviewing intervention designed to improve contraceptive use and decrease sexually transmitted infections for girls involved with the justice system.
- Patient-Centered Support for Contraceptive Decision-Making
The investigators have designed a tablet-based decision support tool to help women learn more about their birth control options and support them in choosing a method they are happy with. The trial tests whether the tool helps women choose a birth control method they can continue using successfully.
- Assessing the Impact of Contraceptives on Bone Health Using 41Ca
This study will examine the effects of oral versus non-oral contraceptive therapy on bone turnover in young exercising women.
- Contraceptive Pill and Hormonal Vaginal Ring in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
The aims of this study are to investigate the effects of long-lasting use of vaginal and oral contraceptives in women with PCOS, to compare the metabolic effects of oral and vaginal combined contraceptives, and to clarify whether the unfavorable effects of combined contraceptives diminish with time.
- Information on current NICHD-supported clinical trials on contraception/birth control is available at the link below.
- All NICHD Clinical Trials on Contraception/Birth Control
- Information on current NIH-supported clinical trials on contraception/birth control is available at the link below or by calling 800-411-1222.
- All ClinicalTrials.gov Trials on Contraception/Birth Control