That’s approximately how far the abortion rate fell among a group of women in St. Louis when birth control was simply given away for free. The drop in the teen birth rate: 81%. A study by Washington Uni. 9,000 women — many of whom were poor or uninsured — were offered a choice of contraceptives at no cost. Most ended up getting IUDs or other implants, which are the most effective options & are also usually quite expensive. But the drop in unwanted pregnancies more than made up for the…

That’s approximately how far the abortion rate fell among a group of women in St. Louis when birth control was simply given away for free. The drop in the teen birth rate: 81%. A study by Washington Uni. 9,000 women — many of whom were poor or uninsured — were offered a choice of contraceptives at no cost. Most ended up getting IUDs or other implants, which are the most effective options & are also usually quite expensive. But the drop in unwanted pregnancies more than made up for the…

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We’ve rounded up all the various options women and men have when it comes to preventing pregnancy, how each method works, and how effective they are.

We’ve rounded up all the various options women and men have when it comes to preventing pregnancy, how each method works, and how effective they are.

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“From crude improvisation to high-tech invention, contraceptive devices have gone a long way in ensuring people can stay healthy and in control of their fertility” (Ahmad, 2014). From 1564 to the present, contraception is steadily improving. There are many types of birth control for women to use to prevent pregnancy. Some require a prescription some are more effective than others. Soon there will be birth control for males, other than a vasectomy. Ahmad, S. (2014). The Future of…

“From crude improvisation to high-tech invention, contraceptive devices have gone a long way in ensuring people can stay healthy and in control of their fertility” (Ahmad, 2014). From 1564 to the present, contraception is steadily improving. There are many types of birth control for women to use to prevent pregnancy. Some require a prescription some are more effective than others. Soon there will be birth control for males, other than a vasectomy. Ahmad, S. (2014). The Future of…

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The Ultimate Guide to Safer Sex - another fantastic infographic! Though I am surprised that the IUD is not listed as a birth control option... It is the MOST effective form of birth control besides abstinence. I highly recommend it. Regardless, still great info in this infographic!

The Ultimate Guide to Safer Sex - another fantastic infographic! Though I am surprised that the IUD is not listed as a birth control option... It is the MOST effective form of birth control besides abstinence. I highly recommend it. Regardless, still great info in this infographic!

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Women's Health Magazine :: Birth Control Options: IUD. Only 2% of American women use iuds but out of that 2%, 99% love them.

Women's Health Magazine :: Birth Control Options: IUD. Only 2% of American women use iuds but out of that 2%, 99% love them.

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