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Birth Control Health Center

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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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What Are Female Condoms?

Condoms for men and women look different, but both work in the same way: by creating a barrier that blocks semen and other fluids. Female condoms fit inside the vagina to prevent pregnancy and STDs. You can use one to lower the risk of STDs during anal sex, too. But don’t use one when your partner is using a male condom. They can stick together and pull out of place or tear.

Read the What Are Female 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).

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