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Contraception Myths

When choosing a birth control that is right for you, it is a personal decision and should be an informed one. The more you know about the correct way to use birth control, the more control you will have over deciding if and when you want to become pregnant. An important part when learning about all of the birth control methods available is to be able to separate out the facts about contraception from all of the silly myths that are out there. How much do you know about contraception? Can you identify the myths verses the facts?

Myths About Contraception
With all the information available on contraception, it is hard to separate out the facts about birth control from all of the myths that are out there. Learn the 10 most important things you should know about contraception and what behaviors to avoid if you do not wish to become pregnant.

Your Questions About Contraception Misconceptions
Wondering about a possible contraception myth? See what others have asked or email me your own question.

Pill Myths
There are many common misconceptions about the pill. Use this information to dispel some of these pill myths.

Myths About Sex Under Water and Misconceptions About Jacuzzis and Hot Tubs
Is sex under water safe? Having water sex requires planning ahead of time, since birth control that contain spermicide are not suitable for intercourse in the sea, pool, hot tub or bathtub. Can a woman become pregnant during under water sex? Learn myths about sex under water and common misconceptions about sex in Jacuzzis or hot tubs.

No More Periods: The Safety of Continuous Birth Control
Extended cycle pills, like Seasonale, Seasonique, Lybrel and Yaz cause fewer periods, leading to less cramps, mood swings and PMS. You can skip periods or reduce symptoms through continuous birth control pill use. Is it safe to skip periods? Find out about the safety of using long-term oral contraceptives to have fewer periods. Learn why many women are having no more periods by using these pills.

Please Share: What Birth Control Myths Have You Heard?
There is so much information about contraception that you may be finding it hard to separate out birth control facts from all of the myths about contraception. Do you know if you can get pregnant while on your period? Please share your birth control stories as common birth control myths are explored.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Come find out the truth about STDs. Make sure that you know the facts from the myths about STD risks and transmission.

Top 10 Condom Myths
Separate fact from fiction when it comes to condom use.

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