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About Birth Control: What Parents Need to Know

Teens who decide to have sex should protect themselves from unplanned pregnancy by using birth control. They also should use condoms every time to protect against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

There are many methods of birth control to choose from. Check out the articles below to learn the facts about these different options:

Reviewed by: Larissa Hirsch, MD
Date reviewed: May 2022