Sometimes condoms break, or teens may forget to use their method properly. Plan B One-Step® and other similar store-brand pills contain progestin hormones.
Many times, your child's pediatrician can provide or prescribe a suitable form of contraception right there in the office, or provide a referral to an appropriate facility in your community.
Less than 1 in every 100 women using this method will get pregnant within the first year.
While these might sound like run-of-the-mill adolescent coming of age exploits, these activities took on a rather different form for Jimmin Kang in North Korea.
Drinking with friends was overshadowed by the fear of talking about the regime, going to the cinema was blighted by not being able to kiss in public and having to watch one film six times because nothing else was showing.
If you are nodding your head in recognition, call your child's pediatrician.