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MaryAnn Toledo & Veronica BurnsWashburn School Based ClinicRoom 022Slide2
We’re going to talk about
Things that can happen with unprotected sexBirth control & barrier methodsHow the clinic can helpTriviaSlide4
Talking about sex can be uncomfortable.
But we do want you to have knowledge so you can make your best choices to stay healthy!Some topics could be triggering, and you don’t know the experiences of everyone else in the room, so it is very important to be respectful.Slide5
Gender Neutral Language
Body parts ≠ gender
“Person with a uterus/vagina”
“Person with a penis”
“Penis in vagina sex”Slide6
Being sexually active is a decision made by you and your partner(s).
Unprotected sex could lead to:
(and condoms are only 82% effective in preventing pregnancy as commonly used)Slide7
Who uses birth control?
People with uteruses who:
Have penis in vagina sex & don’t want to get pregnant
Have medical reasons - lighter periods, fewer periods, skin, medical conditionsSlide8
Why does everyone need to know about birth control?
If having penis in vagina sex:Preventing pregnancy affects all partnersShow careLess stressMake sure partner is using method correctlyHelp friends, familySlide9
What if your partner doesn’t let you use birth control?
That’s abuse. It is
to protect yourself.
for a partner to:
prevent you from using birth control
mess up your birth control
threaten you about birth control
lie about using birth control
The clinic is here to support you, including giving you birth control methods you can hide.Slide10
What is the chance a teen with a uterus who has penis in vagina sex will become pregnant if they don’t use birth control?
chance of becoming pregnant within a yearSlide11
How does pregnancy happen?
Sperm fertilizes an egg & the egg implants into the uterusSlide12
Hormonal birth control
Ovaries don’t release egg
Cervical mucus thickens – blocking spermSlide13
Who am I?Slide14
Small plastic rod placed in the arm – called NexplanonLasts up to 3 years Side effect: irregular bleeding Over 99% effective
Great for teens!
How about me?Slide16
Intrauterine Device (IUD)
T-shaped piece of plastic that is placed in the uterus3 types - last 3, 5 or 10 yearsSide effect: period changesOver 99% effective
A shot in the arm every 3 months – called DepoSide effects: irregular bleeding & possible weight gain (5 pounds in first year) 94% effective with typical useSlide19
Have you heard of me?Slide20
Small flexible ring, inserted in vagina for 3 weeksKeep in all the time, including during sexDuring 4th week, remove the ring & get period91% effective with typical useSlide21
What am I?Slide22
Small square patch to stick on bodyCan put on upper arm, stomach, back, or buttChange patch once a week for 3 weeksDon’t wear patch during fourth week & get period91% with typical useSlide23
Take one pill every day at same timeMany brands & combinations of hormones91% effective with typical useSlide25
What method can be used
Up to 89% effective
Two main types:
Take up to
after unprotected sex
– take up to
after unprotected sex
82% effective at preventing pregnancy with typical use Putting them on - Basics Lots of types Sizes Latex & latex-free Flavors ColorsSlide28
Typical use – 79% effective preventing pregnancyPlaced in the vagina or rectum up to 8 hours before sexLatex-freeSlide29
penis in vagina sex
Can choose this any time, with any person, for any amount of time
100% effective at preventing pregnancy
Still at risk for STIs if having anal &/or oral sexSlide30
True or False?Slide31
You can’t get pregnant if you are on your period.
Hormonal birth control helps prevent STIs.
The school clinic can prescribe birth control.
You need a prescription for all methods of birth control.
2 Condoms are better than 1.
Only sexually active people use birth control.
Talking about birth control methods is an important part of a sexual relationship.
The IUD & the implant are the most effective birth control methods for people having PIV sex.
Tell us your thoughts!