There are quite a few birth control options for teens in addition to the birth control pill. In this video, Kathy Woodward shares her insights on how teens can use long-acting reversible contraceptives such as the single implant rod and intra-uterine device to avoid unintended pregnancy. She also discusses the benefits and limitations of different methods of adolescent contraception.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kathy Woodward Kathy Woodward, MD, is the Director of In-Patient and Community Health Services in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children’s National Health System.

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