Content Tagged With: 'safer sex'

Birth Control is a combination of intentional methods to reduce the likelihood of pregnancy and childbirth.How do birth control methods work?Different birth control methods can work in several ways:by stopping the female’s ovaries from releasing an egg cellby preventing the male’s sperm and the...
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Topics: birth control, condom, contraception, safer sex
What you should know about birth control methods. A one page printable fact sheet. Developed in collaboration with Klinic Community Health and Literacy Partners of ManitobaSexuality Education Resource Centre MB 2007; Revised 2011; Revised 2012; Revised 2016. 
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Topics: birth control, safer sex, contraception, prevention
What you should know about the birth control pill. A one page printable fact sheet. Developed in collaboration with Klinic Community Health and Literacy Partners of ManitobaSexuality Education Resource Centre 2007; Revised 2010; Revised 2013; Revised 2016
Type: Resource
Topics: birth control, safer sex, prevention, contraception
What is the birth control pill?The birth control pill (the pill) is taken orally (by mouth) by females to prevent pregnancy.It contains artificial hormones similar to the natural hormones that already exist in a female’s body. How does the pill work?The pill stops your ovaries from releasing an...
What you should know about depo-provera. A one page printable fact sheet. Developed in collaboration with Klinic Community Health and Literacy Partners of ManitobaSexuality Education Resource Centre 2007; Revised 2011; Revised 2013; Revised 2016.
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Topics: birth control, safer sex, contraception, prevention
What should know about the contraceptive patch. A one page printable fact sheet. Developed in collaboration with Klinic Community Health and Literacy Partners of ManitobaSexuality Education Resource Centre 2007; Revised 2010; Revised 2013; Revised 2016.
Type: Resource
Topics: birth control, safer sex, contraception, prevention
What is the Contraceptive Patch?The Contraceptive Patch is a small, smooth, beige, square patch placed on the skin.It contains man-made hormones similar to the natural hormones that already exist in your body.The Patch slowly releases hormones into the body through the skin. How does the Patch work...
What is Depo-Provera? Depo-Provera is a hormone given by injection (a needle). Each injection protects against pregnancy for three months. The injection is usually given in the buttocks, or upper arm by a health care provider. How does it work? Depo-Provera is a hormone (progestin). This hormone...
What is a diaphragm?The diaphragm is a shallow dome-shaped soft rubber cup. It has a flexible rim.Your health care provider will measure your vagina to see what size diaphragm you need.How does it work?The diaphragm is a barrier. It stops the egg from meeting the sperm by covering the cervix. Use...
What is ECP?                                                    ECP is an emergency contraception medication used to prevent pregnancy after sex when you didn’t use birth control or the birth control didn’t work (for example, the condom broke).It comes as two pills.Some people call it “the Morning...
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Topics: birth control, contraception, safer sex, prevention

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