Sexual Health

Birth Control

People have used birth control methods for thousands of years. Today, we have many safe and effective birth control methods available to us. All of us who need birth control want to find the method that is best for us. And each of us has different needs when choosing a method. If you are trying to choose, learning about each method may help you make your decision. Use the articles about birth control methods to learn about different methods. Only you can decide what is best for you. And we are here to help.

Sponge

The Sponge is a soft plastic (polyurethane) sponge that is worn in…

Sterilization

For women sterilization includes a surgical procedure that permanently blocks her fallopian…

Abstinence

Abstinence means not having sex (that means NO vaginal, oral, or anal…

Talking to Your Partner About Protection

The thought of talking to a partner about sex makes a lot…

Comparing Birth Control Methods

Some methods are more reliable than others. Out of 100 women who…

The Shot – Depo

The Shot, or Depo- Provera®, contains a large dose of a progestin…

Condoms 101

If you are having sex, condoms are the only method that provides…

Withdrawal – Pulling Out

Withdrawal is when the man pulls his penis out of the vagina…

Dual Method

Many people, who have vagina-penis sex, use dual protection. Dual protection means:…

Emergency Contraception: The Morning After Pill

Emergency contraception is a special type of oral contraceptive that can be…

Female Condoms

Just like male condoms, female condoms are shaped like a tube, with…

Using a Female Condom

Female condoms help prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV….

Fertility Awareness: Rhythm Method

How does it work to prevent pregnancy? A woman identifies the days…

Find the Right Method for You

Picking a birth control method that fits your life is the key….

Implant

The implant is a flexible plastic rod about the size of a…

IUD: Intrauterine Device

An IUD is a plastic “T” shaped device (about an inch and…

Male Condoms

Condoms are thin sheaths most often made out of latex (rubber). Male…

No Method: Wishing and Hoping

Wishing and hoping is not really a method. It doesn’t work! How…

Pill, Patch or Ring

What is it and how does it work to prevent pregnancy? Hormones…

App: Are You a Condom Pro?

Are you a condom pro? Put your skills to the test and…

Wondering If You Should Get Tested for STDs?

The Check can help you figure out if you should get tested…

I Like the minty ones

  Native VOICES – the best sex ed videos you’ll every watch…

STD Testing – How to Know if You Have an STD

How do you know if you have an STD? There’s only one…

How to Use A Condom

Auntie describes how to use a latex condom. Check out the steps…

Ready for Level 3?

Are you ready for level 3?

Condoms 101

How you store your condoms is just as important as how you…

Condoms 101

Before you put it on Here are some tips on what you…

Pregnancy-Teen Parents Panel

At the Native STAND youth conference in Chehalis, WA (summer 2009), four…

Sex 101…Thinking About Having Sex

A video addressing the risks that can come with having sex, such…

HIV Condom Broke

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