Sex and Birth Control

Empower yourself with information about sex and sexuality as well as birth control options.

Birth Control

Tubal Sterilization (Tubal Ligation)

Tubal sterilization is a permanent form of birth control that closes off a woman’s fallopian tubes. It is often referred…

Progestin-Only Birth Control Pills

A progestin-only birth control pill is often called the "mini-pill." Because this pill doesn't contain estrogen, it may not have…

Emergency Contraception

Emergency contraception is a form of birth control. Learn about the different types, how to use them, and their benefits…

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Sex and Sexuality

Adolescents and Young Adults: Getting the Preventive Services You Need

Get an early start on good lifelong health by learning about the services and advice your family doctor can provide…

Sexuality in Older Adults

As you age, your sexual health will change. But growing older doesn't have to mean the end of sex. You…

Sex: Making the Right Decision

Information for teens about deciding whether your ready to have sex, how to deal with peer pressure, and how to…

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