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  • Fertility Awareness for Parents

    Fertility awareness is a way to try to prevent pregnancy by not having sex around the time of ovulation. It is not a reliable birth control method for most people.

  • Virginity: A Very Personal Decision for Teens

    Deciding whether it's right for you to have sex is one of the most important decisions you'll ever have to make. Each person must use his or her own judgment and decide if it's the right time - and the right person.

  • About the Cervical Cap for Parents

    The cervical cap covers the cervix so sperm can't get in and fertilize an egg. It's not usually recommended for most young women and teens because it can be very hard to insert correctly.

  • About Condoms for Parents

    Condoms are thin pouches that keep sperm from getting into the vagina. There are male condoms and female condoms.

  • 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.

  • Condoms for Teens

    Condoms may be a good birth control option for couples who are responsible enough to use one each time and people who want protection against STDs.

  • Sexual Development for Parents

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

  • Can a Girl Get Pregnant if She Has Sex During Her Period? for Teens

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Birth Control Pill for Teens

    Before you consider having sex, you need to know how to protect yourself. Read this article to learn what birth control pills are, how well they work, and more.

  • 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.