eHealthPedia >

Reasons for birth control

Reasons for birth control
Reasons for birth control
Birth control options

Birth control
Birth control, or contraception, is designed to prevent unwanted pregnancy for women who do not want to conceive.   A typical American woman is fertile and can conceive children for about 40 years of her life, so it is important that a woman who does not want to become pregnant select a birth control method she finds comfortable and appealing to her lifestyle in order to prevent pregnancy. 

All women and men should have control over if and when they become parents. Making decisions about contraception is not easy. Learning about birth control methods you or your partner can use to prevent pregnancy and talking with your doctor are two good ways to get started.  It's important to note that most birth control methods do not provide much protection against STDs.  If you're having sex, you must protect yourself from STDs.  Please use a condom every time.

1 2 3 >>
Tags: birth control methods, about birth control, Birth Control, become pregnant, Contraception, Pregnancy, american, pregnant, conceive, woman, sex, against birth control, pregnancy and birth, pregnancy birth, american pregnancy, american american, about pregnancy, about children, become doctor, american men
Related Topics
Pregnancy From Birth Control?
n0rthernbelle  1321 views
Birth control making sick
Broken Black Roses  5292 views
Birth Control
bebii  1293 views
TTC after Depo Provera
TNL120784  5190 views
Starting birth control pills ?
danielac  1129 views
BC pill and painful sex
sarah7828  916 views
Kidney Stones Or Calcium Deposits
Flutter  40422 views
On Yaz - should I take plan b pill?
ashley978  12742 views
Mirena Bleeding
jkmom  1190 views
Vaginal itching and Depo-provera
DoctorQuestion  5412 views
My Depo Shot?????
shorty070777  3273 views
No menstrual period on Depo shot
DoctorQuestion  5616 views
Depo Shot Effecting Pregnancy
kouklara_kai_erotiaraaa  10321 views
Ask a Doctor