Teenage Pregnancy prevention
Teenage Pregnancy

Prevention could include:

  • Birth Control
  • Sexual abstinence
  • peer counseling
  • Safe Sex Education
  • The female condom was approved by the FDA in 1993 and has slowly grown in popularity. A variation of the male condom, the female condom has many of the same attributes and advantages. The female condom is a latex pouch, similar to its male counter...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The body has a natural way of helping new mothers prevent pregnancy. Also called the Lactional Amenorrhea Method, continuous breast-feeding can serve as a temporary form of birth control.For up to six months after giving birth and under certain ci...
    Source:HLCMS
  • With 17 percent of American women ages 15 to 44 currently using birth control pills, this type of hormonal contraception is one of the most popular and widely used. Birth control pills are also known as oral contraceptives or simply "the pill."Bir...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The vaginal ring, also known by its brand name NuvaRing, is a hormonal method of birth control that was approved for use by the FDA in 2001. The NuvaRing is a small, flexible ring that is inserted into the vagina to prevent pregnancy. Made out of ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The sponge is a barrier method of birth control that physically blocks sperm from fertilizing an egg by covering the cervix. It also contains spermicide.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Birth control prevents unintended pregnancies. Some effective types of birth control include taking birth control pills, using condoms, and wearing a diaphragm.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Common and convenient, condoms are one of the most popular methods of birth control. With an average price of $1 each, condoms are inexpensive and readily available at convenience stores, supermarkets, pharmacies, and even vending machines. A cond...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Most popular method of birth controlPills contain estrogen and progestin and are taken once a day.Require a prescriptionWork by preventing ovaries from releasing eggs Effectiveness: 99.7%, if used perfectly; with typical use, 92%.Effective and rev...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Introduced in 2002, the birth control patch is a newer method of hormonal contraception in which hormones enter the body through a small patch placed on the skin.A birth control patch is a small square patch that sticks to the skin and gradually r...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Women also have an option for permanent sterilization, although it is a slightly more complex and expensive procedure than male sterilization. Female sterilization is a permanent procedure to prevent pregnancy by closing the fallopian tubes. There...
    Source:HLCMS
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