Backup birth control refers to any type of birth control that is used in conjunction with another method. Typically, it is recommended that individuals use two types of birth control methods to ensure that pregnancy is avoided 100%.
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Backup birth control can include any method of birth control when used with another form. Birth control methods include oral contraceptives, contraceptive foams, jellies, creams, sponges, female condoms, male condoms. diaphragms, vaginal rings, IUDs, and birth control patches. Many forms of birth control are not 100% effective, and not all protect against STIs and HIV. It is recommended that two forms of protection and prevention are used during sexual activity, especially with strangers.