Advantages of this method include not having to remember to take it, once removed the women can try and conceive right away, and periods become shorter or lighter. Disadvantages of this method include potential ovarian cysts, irregular spotting, and the device can occasionally come out.
The Ultimate Guide to Safer Sex - another fantastic infographic! Though I am surprised that the IUD is not listed as a birth control option... It is the MOST effective form of birth control besides abstinence. I highly recommend it. Regardless, still great info in this infographic!
Hormone-based contraceptives are available in many forms, including pill form (oral contraceptives), as a patch that is placed on the skin, implantable preparations, and others. - See more at: http://www.healthline.com/health/birth-control-effects-on-body#sthash.Biw3cLeJ.dpuf
There are many different kinds of contraception’s available such as the Pill, Condoms, The NUVA ring, and IUDs. Through reading these articles it appears that Long-Acting Reversible Contraception seems to be the most reliable with a .05% failure rate because there is no user interaction. Some of the invasive methods will require a prescription and a doctor to administer them. There are few side effects to most of these contraception's.