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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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    Surprise Pregnancy: Could It Happen to You?

    It happens more often than you might think. Almost half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unplanned. “If you’re a woman and haven’t gone through menopause yet, then it’s possible for you to get pregnant,” says Siobhan Dolan, MD, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology and women’s health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. You can take steps to improve your chances of conceiving only when you’d like to.

    Read the Surprise Pregnancy: Could It Happen to You? 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

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    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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