Nothing can put the breaks on a fun night of sex like a birth control malfunction. One minute you're in the groove, and then suddenly you remember you forgot to take your pill. Talk about ruining the moment — panic is so not sexy. If you want to stay on top of your contraception game, certain birth control hacks will maximize the efficiency of pills, condoms, and devises that keep you out of the diaper aisle.
When it comes to birth control, there is a lot to be thankful for — effectiveness, availability, and variety to name a few. Modern medicine has given women and men many choices when it comes to being able to have sex without getting pregnant and, in some cases, without contracting a sexually transmitted disease. When used correctly, birth control can do a stellar job and get the work done. But unfortunately, nothing is 100 percent guaranteed, which is why if you are using birth control (or thinking about starting or switching methods), it's good to know some tips for maximum effectiveness.
Before you buy that next box of condoms or think about trying a vaginal ring, read through these nine birth control hacks to get the most out of your contraception.