Emergency contraception (EC) is a backup method of birth control for preventing pregnancy after unprotected sex. Even though it’s commonly called the “morning-after pill,” there are three types of EC … read more
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There are many types of contraception that vary in how effective they are at preventing pregnancy, how much they cost, how easy they are to use, and whether they also protect against STIs. Take our quiz to see how much you know about the different kinds!
It’s a very complex decision! Ask yourself the following questions to see if you’re ready to have a sexual relationship.
Deciding to take the birth control pill is a very personal choice. For some, the Pill may also help in to make periods lighter, shorter, or more regular. It can … read more
Great question! First, you and your partner will need to learn how to use condoms correctly. This begins with opening up the condom wrapper with care. Open the wrapper carefully: Be … read more
Some woman may experience pain or “pressure” with sexual intercourse, but many do not. We recommend that you tell your partner that you will let her know if you are … read more
No. Many girls do not bleed the first time they have sex. Some girls will have a small amount of bleeding, especially if the opening into the vagina is small. … read more
You are correct. You don’t have to worry about getting pregnant if you don’t have a uterus however, if you are having unprotected intercourse, you are at risk for many … read more
Yes, definitely! You can get HPV from anal sex, vaginal intercourse, oral sex, or simply by sexual contact. HPV and genital warts are usually spread by direct skin-to-skin contact during … read more
There’s really no way to tell if a person has had intercourse yet, so if you’re in a relationship with someone, it’s a good idea to ask them. Besides not … read more