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  • Birth Control Pill for Teens


    Before you consider having sex, you need to know how to protect yourself. Read this article to learn what birth control pills are, how well they work, and more.

  • Medical Care During Pregnancy for Parents


    The sooner in pregnancy good care begins, the better for the health of both moms and their babies. Here's what to expect.

  • Birth Control Ring for Teens


    A woman places the birth control ring in her vagina where it slowly releases hormones into the bloodstream to prevent pregnancy.

  • About the Birth Control Pill for Parents


    Discussing issues like abstinence, STDs, and birth control can help lower teens' risk of unintended pregnancy or getting an STD. The birth control pill (also called "the Pill") is a daily pill that is taken to prevent pregnancy.

  • Staying Healthy During Pregnancy for Parents


    During your pregnancy, you'll probably get advice from everyone. But staying healthy depends on you - read about the many ways to keep you and your baby as healthy as possible.

  • About the Cervical Cap for Parents


    The cervical cap covers the cervix so sperm can't get in and fertilize an egg. It's not usually recommended for most young women and teens because it can be very hard to insert correctly.

  • The Birth Control Shot for Parents


    The birth control shot is an injection given to a girl every 3 months to help prevent pregnancy. Find out more.

  • Birth Control Shot for Teens


    Before you consider having sex, you need to know how to protect yourself. Read this article about the birth control shot and find out how it works - and how well.

  • 10 Things That Might Surprise You About Being Pregnant for Parents


    Here are 10 common surprises that can come with pregnancy.

  • Gastroschisis for Parents


    Gastroschisis is when a baby is born with the intestines, and sometimes other organs, sticking out through a hole in the belly wall near the umbilical cord.