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Family planning: the natural way

Types of Birth Control
You are stuck on an island without access to modern-day necessities, including contraceptives. What do you do? Remain celibate until you get back to civilization?

Safe days: pros and cons

Types of Birth Control
Many people rely on safe days as their main birth control method. But that can be quite a risk. Find out more about safe days and their pros and cons.

Vasectomy: myths around the big snip

Types of Birth Control
On World Contraception Day, some health centres in Kenya offer free contraception to anyone who walks in. Sometimes, this means vasectomies.

Cruel contraceptives

Types of Birth Control
I just heard about how an IUD (intrauterine device) was poking someone’s womb. My first reaction was to clutch my midriff; the second was to think ‘this can't be real.’

Virgin on e-pills

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The first time we ever did anything, I was nervous. So nervous, in fact, that we didn’t have sex. but I was a virgin, and I was freaking out about birth control!

Female condoms: tell me more

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I want to try female condoms, but I have no idea where to get them or how to use them! Also, are they effective at preventing STDs?

How can you improve sex with a condom?

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The way to enjoy sex with a condom is getting plenty of variety into your lovemaking. Are condoms a damper? There are ways to maximize your pleasure.

Is one emergency pill enough?

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'Will one emergency contraceptive pill be enough if we had unprotected sex multiple times the night before?'