Absolutely, yes, they work! Latex and synthetic (polyisoprene or polyurethane) condoms have been tested and retested by…Read FAQ »
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Your parents or guardians do not need to give permission for you to buy or use condoms. And you do not have to be a certain…Read FAQ »
I just had unprotected sex. What is emergency contraception? Is it the same as the “morning-after pill”?
It depends on what you mean by “just,” and it depends on what you mean by “sex.” If a girl had unprotected vaginal…Read FAQ »
I need a prescription to get birth control. How can I get birth control, and how much does it cost? Will they tell my parents?
To get some forms of birth control—like the Pill, Depo-Provera (the Shot), NuvaRing (the Ring) and Ortho Evra (the Patch)—you…Read FAQ »
While some teens think that someone who carries a condom is expecting sex, most think that someone who carries a condom…Read FAQ »
I’m on the Pill and my partner and I have been tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Can we stop using condoms?
It’s great that you’re using contraception and that you’ve been tested for STDs. That shows that you’re taking…Read FAQ »
I’m thinking about taking the pill where you only get your period four times a year. I’ve heard there’s even a pill where you only get your period once a year. Is it OK to not get my period?
Seasonale, Seasonique and LoSeasonique are the brand names of FDA-approved birth control pills that allow a woman or girl…Read FAQ »
Birth control refers to something that is used to prevent pregnancy. There are so many methods available! They all fall…Read FAQ »