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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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Birth Control Pills and Weight Gain

The birth control pill was a big hit when it went on sale in the early 1960s. Nearly 50 years later, it's still one of the most popular methods of reversible birth control, with dozens of brands and formulations available. Yet, half-truths and misconceptions about the birth control pill persist, among them that this method of contraception leads to weight gain.  

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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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Last Updated: May 22, 2013
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