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10 Questions and Answers about Contraception

What is contraception? Contraception is a method of preventing pregnancy by blocking or reducing the likelihood of fertilization or implantation. What are the different types of contraception? There are several types of contraception including barrier methods (e.g. condoms, diaphragms), hormonal methods (e.g. birth control pills, patches, injections), intrauterine devices (IUDs), and sterilization methods (e.g. tubal… Read More »

10 Questions and Answers about Condoms

What is a condom and how does it work? A condom is a thin sheath made of latex, polyurethane or natural materials that is worn over the penis during sexual activity to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). It works by creating a barrier between the penis and vagina, anus or mouth, preventing semen,… Read More »