Types of Birth Control

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Using condoms: do's and don'ts

Types of Birth Control
Condoms are a great accessory for sex. Yes, really! But don’t they kill the mood? Well, not as much as worrying about STDs or unwanted pregnancy!

Can I get an IUD?

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I'm a 19-years old virgin and want an IUD but I've never had an abortion or a child. Also, is there a risk that I'll never have a baby if I use an IUD?

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

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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

Types of Birth Control
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?