2 What 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.
3 ABSTINENCE is the only sure way: Reasons to Wait… MarriageReligious beliefs; valuesFear of pregnancy or contracting an STD or Infection.
4 Birth Control & Contraceptives Why Birth Control?Why Use Protection?
5 Birth Control because… Prevention of PregnancyPrevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases & Infections.
6 Methods of Birth Control: ABSTINENCECHEMICALMECHANICALPERMANENT
7 ABSTINENCETotal AbstinenceWithdrawlRhythmNatural Family Planning
8 CHEMICAL The Pill Ortho Evra Patch Norplant Depo Provera Shot Spermacides, Foams, Jellies, CreamsNuva Ring
9 MechanicalCondomIntrauterine Device-IUDDiaphragmCervical Cap