Birth Control Essay

281 WordsMay 7, 20122 Pages
The presentation was about birth control options to prevent pregnancy. Sexual Abstinence includes refraining from intercourse, oral sex, and anal sex. There are many options to prevent pregnancy. Birth control pills are taken one every day. A birth control patch is a small patch that sticks to your skin to prevent pregnancy, and you wear it once a week. NuvaRing is a small ring you put in your vagina once a month for three weeks to prevent pregnancy. You can leave the ring in for the fourth week if you do not want to have your period. A birth control shot is a shot in the arm that prevents pregnancy and lasts for three months. A birth control implant is a matchstick-sized rod that is inserted in the arm to prevent pregnancy and lasts three years. An IUD is a small, "T-shaped" device inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy and lasts for 12 years. These methods are 99+% effective if used properly. Other methods to prevent pregnancy include the withdrawal method and outercourse. The withdrawal method is when you pull out the penis from the vagina before ejaculation. Surprisingly, this is pretty effective if done properly because there is no sperm in pre-ejaculation and urine will flush out left over sperm. Outercourse is sex play that is safe, effective, and convenient. This includes anything that isn’t involved with intercourse, such as foreplay, dry humping, and hand jobs. Barrier methods can also prevent pregnancy, such as condoms, female condoms, and dental dams used for oral sex. The presentation was very informative and provided examples of different methods to practice safe sex and how to prevent

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