There have been few changes in male contraception compared with the range of options available to women. Although there’s ongoing research into a male contraceptive pill, there is not one available yet.
At the moment, the 2 contraceptive methods available to men are:
The withdrawal method of taking your penis out of your partner’s vagina before ejaculating is not a method of contraception. This is because sperm can be released before ejaculation and cause pregnancy.
Researchers are optimistic that a safe, effective and reversible method of male contraception will eventually become a reality, although this is still several years away.