Birth Control

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Birth Control Access to Minors

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|Method |How it is Used |Failure Rate |Risks & Side Effects | |Abstinence |No sexual intercourse and no type of |0% |No Side Effects | | |contact between the maleand female | | | | |sexual organs where bodily fluids | | | | |could be exchanged | | | |Cervical Cap |A soft rubber barrier that covers the|20% (40% after |No Side Effects (unless allergic) | | |cervix in order toprevent sperm from |childbirth) | | | |entering into the uterus | | | |Condom - Female |A sheath, often made of latex rubber,|21% |No Side Effects (unless allergic) | | |inserted into thevaginal to block the| | | | |passage of sperm | | | |Condom - Male |A sheath, often made of latex rubber,|14% |No Side Effects (unless allergic) | | |covers the erect penisto block the | | | | |passage of sperm | | | |Depo-Provera Injection |Injection of Progestin that is given |0.3% |Irregular or missed menstrual | | |every 3 months to preventovulation, | |cycle,Weight gain, Breasttenderness | | |change cervical mucus to block sperm,| | | | |and change the liningor the uterus to| | | | |prevent implantation of a fertilized | | | | |egg | | | | | | | | |Diaphragm |A soft rubber dome that covers the |20% |No Side Effects (unless allergic) | | |cervix to block the passageof sperm. | | | |Fertility Awareness |Using the menstrual cycle and other |25% |No Side Effects | | |tools to predictovulation, and | | | | |abstaining from intercourse during | | | | |these expectedfertile times | | | |Intrauterine Device (IUD) - Copper |A device is inserted into a woman's...
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