This Fast Facts handout presents succinct, easy-to-read information for your patients. The content includes:

  • What is sterilization (tubal sterilization and vasectomy)?
  • How is sterilization done?
  • How effective is sterilization compared to other birth control methods?
  • Is it effective right away?
  • What are the benefits, risks, and possible side effects?
  • Does sterilization affect breastfeeding?
  • Does sterilization protect against STIs?

Help your patients understand sterilization with this resource.

Published: 2021