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Teen Reproductive Health Information

 

Did you know?

Pregnant Teen
  • About 3 in 10 teen girls become pregnant in the U.S before the age of 20
  • Nearly 700,000 teen girls get pregnant every year
  • More than 50% of teen mothers never graduate from high school
  • About 77% of teen pregnancies (between the ages 15-19) are unplanned
    • 15% of these pregnancies result in miscarriage and 25% result in abortion
  • Nearly 1 in 5 teens will have repeat teen births before the age of 20
  • Condoms are the only birth control method that reduce the risk of STI's (sexually transmitted diseases)

How to Stay Healthy

 
  • Talk to your parents or healthcare provider if you are actively having sex or thinking about having sex
  • Be responsible! Visit your local healthcare clinic for reproductive health counseling and other services
  • Reproductive health services are free through the Family PACT plan, an insurance program that offers family planning services and more
  • To find out more and for a list of local clinics in Yuba-Sutter County that accept Family PACT, please use the links below:

Reducing the Risk of Teen Pregnancy

 
Birth Control Pills

Emergency Contraception

 
  • Sometimes referred to as "Plan B" or "the morning after" pill, emergency contraception is a form of birth control used after sexual intercourse
  • Emergency contraception should be used when a method of birth control fails, however, it should not be used as a regular source of birth control
  • Available at your local pharmacy, through Family PACT, and Planned Parenthood
  • For more information on emergency contraception, please use the following link:

Resources for Pregnant and Parenting Teens

 
Birth Control Pills