UC San Francisco researchers recently published a report in the Journal
of Adolescent Health revealing parents of teenage girls are more apt to
support birth control pills than condoms.
You might find that one more positive aspect of your pregnancy is that,
assuming you have one consistent sexual partner, you won’t have to wear
condoms for the duration of your baby’s development.
Teens that have sex are increasing their risk of contracting sexually
transmitted disease (STD) and few teens understand how to use the most
effective barrier – condoms. This is especially true of teen girls.
Try taking the pill at the same time every day, but the actual time does not matter as much as taking it regularly around the same time. Typically, doctors suggest taking your pill
when you wake up, before eating breakfast, before bed or at the same
GENERAL time each day.
Men are told to use condoms for safe sex from the time they are old
enough to know what sex is. Condoms not only protect against pregnancy,
they also protect against sexually transmitted disease.
Most women will not want to get pregnant too soon after delivery, and need contraception right after brth. In addition, it's not safe to get pregnant within 18 months after having had a cesarean section. So birth control is something you will have to think about.
STD prevention is easy: don’t have unprotected sex. The easiest and most effective preventative tactic is the use of condoms. Men have the power to reduce the number of people dying every year due to STDs.
STDs, or sexually transmitted diseases, are passed from one person to another via unprotected sex. Syphilis is only one of three major STDs men have to worry about when choosing sexual partners and protection. The two others are HIV and Gonorrhea.
A male condom a contraceptive device mde out of a thin sheath that covers the penis during intercourse.
A female condom is made from polyurethane and used by the woman as birth control to prevent sperm from reaching the cervix.
Contraception or birth control helps stop a woman from becoming pregnant in different ways, either by preventing ovulation, preventing implantation, or by preventing the sperm from fertilizing the egg.
There are many open questions about getting pregnant after birth control. Read here about 12 steps of what to do:
There are several forms of contraception including physical barriers,
monthly supplements, surgical contraception, implanted devices and foams
During a contraception visit the doctor will examine you, check for STDs and discuss risks and benefts of contraception.
The percentage of women experiencing an unintended pregnancy during the first year of typical use and first year of perfect use of contraception and the percentage continuing use at the end of the first year. United