Of course, we all know how easy it can be for a young fertile woman to find herself a young mother-to-be. But, with the huge variety of products on the market that claim to prevent unwanted surprises, it basically comes down to a choice of what’s right for you as an individual. Abstinence, which your pastor would probably recommend, but unfortunately, that doesn’t really cut it with an audience of youngsters with pent-up sexual energy— or a lot of us old-heads, for that matter.
So, getting back to present-day reality, we all know it’s going down one way or another, so let’s just explore our options, and you decide what floats your boat.
First up to bat (no pun intended) is the condom. Well, the condom (male or female) has been a popular tool in the birth control arsenal for some time, because not only does it have an 85 percent effective rate for avoiding pregnancy — it also helps prevent STDs.