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What Are the Different Types of Condoms?

What Are the Different Types of Condoms?

How to have safe sex by using the right condoms.   Condom use during sex is extremely important. Condoms work as a barrier to stop sperm and other bodily fluids from getting into the vagina, rectum or mouth. Using condoms can protect...
What is Emergency Contraception?

What is Emergency Contraception?

Get the 411 on 911 contraception.  How does emergency contraception work? Known as plan b or the morning after pill, emergency contraception (EC) is a backup way to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex. EC pills work by giving the body a dose of...
6 Common Birth Control Myths

6 Common Birth Control Myths

Debunking Birth Control Myths When it comes to birth control, there are many myths out there. Some myths are harmless, while others can lead to real consequences (such as an unintended pregnancy). People may even avoid certain birth control methods, which can prevent...
6 Common Birth Control Myths

Birth Control 101: Hormonal Methods

Find the best hormonal birth control for you, part 3. Hormonal birth control uses hormones like estrogen, progestin or both to keep the ovaries from releasing eggs. It also makes the cervical mucus thicker to help block sperm from getting to the egg. There are many...