2What is Birth Control? It can mean ABSTINENCE. Things you can do to ensure that pregnancy happens only if you want it to.It can also mean using a method of contraception to ensure that pregnancy does not occur when you do have sexual intercourse.A way to reduce the risk of contracting an STD or STI.
3ABSTINENCE is the only sure way: Reasons to Wait… MarriageReligious beliefs; valuesFear of pregnancy or contracting an STD or Infection.
4Birth Control & Contraceptives Why Birth Control?Why Use Protection?
5Birth Control because… Prevention of PregnancyPrevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases & Infections.
6Methods of Birth Control: ABSTINENCECHEMICALMECHANICALPERMANENT
7ABSTINENCETotal AbstinenceWithdrawlRhythmNatural Family Planning
8CHEMICAL The Pill Ortho Evra Patch Norplant Depo Provera Shot Spermacides, Foams, Jellies, CreamsNuva Ring
9MechanicalCondomIntrauterine Device-IUDDiaphragmCervical Cap