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  • The IUD for Teens


    Before you consider having sex, you need to know how to protect yourself. Learn more about the IUD and to find out how well it works for teens.

  • About the IUD for Parents


    An IUD is a piece of T-shaped plastic placed inside the uterus. It's a good birth control option because it lasts for many years, needs no daily care, and is very effective at preventing pregnancy.

  • Does Douching Prevent Pregnancy? for Teens


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Emergency Contraception for Teens


    Emergency contraception is a way to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex; for example, if a condom breaks or slips off during sex. It is also available to teens who are forced to have unprotected sex.

  • Birth Control for Teens


    This section has information on the different ways to prevent pregnancy, as well as how to protect against STDs.

  • About Birth Control for Teens


    Before you consider having sex, you need to know how to protect yourself. Read this article to get the basics on birth control.

  • About Birth Control: What Parents Need to Know for Parents


    Talking to your kids about sex can be a challenge. But discussing issues like birth control can help lower teens' risk of unintended pregnancy or getting an STD.

  • About Emergency Contraception for Parents


    Emergency contraception is a way to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex; for example, if a condom breaks or slips off during sex.

  • Sexual Development - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Here's what to expect as your child matures and approaches puberty.

  • Sexual Development for Parents


    Big physical and emotional changes happen during puberty and the teen years. These articles can help you become a source of information, comfort, and support for your kids.