Not according to the Church besides contraceptives don’t work my wife was Protestant and believed in birth control and I was just like you.
We have 4 kids.
The pill doesn’t work, condoms are just weird and uncomfortable, or the pill, shot, patch or IUD does work and a woman can have an abortion.
Sometimes babies develop with the IUD imbedded into their skull.
Abstinence and NFP.
A woman knows her cycles, charts them, watches her bodily signs, reads her temperature and excretions.
My wife uses day counting and that’s what our priest and his wife who are Eastern Catholic taught us.
There is more care and concern and respect for the marital act this way too.
Also divorce rates are lower for couples who go to church together and use NFP.
Health benefits too a lot of contraceptives can also cause cancer but so can our food, air, and water but at least a woman can have a choice about this. I’