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Birth Control Basics: Condoms, The Pill & Patch

Sexual Health

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This video breaks down different short-term methods of contraception. It describes condoms and explains where to get them, that there are no age restrictions or prescription needed and that condoms are the only form of birth control that also lowers your risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The video also explains how to use a condom and to only use one condom for one act of sex. The video defines “The Pill” and explains that you can get The Pill through a prescription from your provider or a family planning clinic, and you should take it at the same time each day to prevent pregnancy. It also defines “the patch” and explains that you can get it through prescription and to change it once a week. Finally, the video emphasizes that you should use a condom and another form of birth control to effectively prevent pregnancy.