Ask your health care provider to help you decide which method is best for you. He or she will talk to you about how to use each method and tell you what the common side effects are.
Abstinence or Saying No to Sexual Intercourse – 100% effective, the best choice for teenagers.
Sterilization – This method is permanent. Use this method only if you are sure you do not want any more children. For women, sterilization is often called “getting your tubes tied.” For men it is called vasectomy. Sterilization does not affect your ability to have sexual intercourse.
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