The Centers for Disease Control reports that about 55 percent of teens have sex by the age of 18. Most use some form of contraception to prevent pregnancy or birth control, but these statistics raise the question, does contraception really work? Let’s look at forms of contraception, the underlying reasons for effectiveness, and where youRead More
adolescent sexual health
Choosing The Right Birth Control Method
Sexual health awareness is an important health topic for any adolescent or young adult. One of the most important steps in sexual health awareness is choosing the right birth control method. Your child’s doctor can supply the correct information on the action and side effects of contraception so that you and your adolescent can feelRead More
Adolescent Contraception: What Are Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives?
Understanding contraceptive methods is an important life skill every adolescent must learn. In this crucial life period, parents play a critical role in easing the topic of sexual and reproductive health. It will help ensure they make safe and healthy decisions and prepare them for adulthood. To make the conversation effective, parents must be well-informedRead More