Quan Dau, MD, an OB/GYN with The Everett Clinic explains long term birth control options. There are several options for long term reversible birth control options for women who want to wait to get pregnant. Both IUDs and implantable devices offer better contraception than sterilization. Long term reversible birth control is a great option if you have just had a child and want to wait to have another child. Both methods can be done in office and can be easily removed.