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Birth Control for Teens - Deciding What's Right for You

Birth control—without it, pregnancy can happen. That's why you need birth control you can count on.

There are lots of good options for birth control. Your best choices are those that you find easy to use—so you never go without it.

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Sexual Health, Birth Control, and Condoms

Birth control is a way for men and women to prevent pregnancy. There are many different methods of birth control; some, like the latex condom, prevent pregnancy (if used correctly) and also help protect against sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs.  There are two types of condoms, the male condom and the female condom.

Read the Sexual Health, Birth Control, and Condoms article > >

And of course, no matter what kind of birth control you use, you always need a plan for protecting yourself against sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: August 07, 2013
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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