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IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER

Abstinence is the Only 100% Way to Prevent Pregnancy and STD’s!

Birth Control DOES NOT provide protection against STD’s.

  • Call 518-719-3580 for an appointment
  • Teen walk-in clinic on Wednesdays 3-6
  • Walk-ins appointments are welcomed daily based on availability

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“Set & Forget” Methods

  • The Nurse Practitioner inserts it and you have to do NOTHING!
  • The following are highly effective reversible methods!

 

Progestin-hormonal IUDs

IUD-The Mirena, Skyla and Liletta IUD is 99% Effective for 5 Years

IUD

Non-hormonal IUD

IUD-The Paragard Copper IUD is 99% Effective for 10 years!

Copper IUM

The Implant, called Nexplanon, is 99% Effective for 3 years!

Implant

 

“You Do Something” Methods

  • The following methods you have to do something for them to be effective.
  • Get your shot, take your pill, change your ring or patch.

The Depo-Provera Shot is 94-99% Effective!

Depo-Provera

The Pill is 91-99% Effective!

Birth Control Pill

The Nuva Ring is 91-99% Effective!

Nuva Ring

The Ortho Evra Patch is 91-99% Effective!

Ortho Evra

The Male Condom is 82-98% Effective!
*Also protects you against STDs!!

Male Condom

The Female Condom is 79-95% Effective!
*Also protects you against STDs!!

Female Condom

 

“Emergency” Methods

  • Use when your contraceptive method fails.
  • This is NOT an abortion.


Plan B One Step
(A.K.A.  Emergency Contraception, The Morning After Pill)

Paragard Copper IUD (lasts for 10 years with no hormones)

*please click here to review our Emergency Contraception website page for information on how to get emergency contraception if needed today*

 

“Permanent” Methods

  • Female or Male Sterilization is more than 99% Effective.

Sterilization

 

Resources

Effectiveness Percentages: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Images: CDC, www.Bedsider.org an Online Birth Control Support Network operated by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, and www.stayteen.org, sister cite to The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.

Video Links: Association of Reproductive Professionals