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Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Contraception for Women

If you are planning to become sexually active, you should first consider whether abstinence is the best choice for you. By abstaining from sex, you can completely avoid accidental pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.

Consider talking privately with your parents or an adult family member. Also talk with a health care professional before making any final decisions.

Assuming you do plan on having sexual intercourse, you will want to prevent pregnancy and protect yourself from sexually transmitted diseases.

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