Contraception: Options for Young Women

Scenario Sarah, 16, and her boyfriend Mike, 17, have recently become sexually active. They have been using condoms that Mike got from her older brother. However, Sarah sometimes gets nervous that they may break.  Sarah has been thinking about it and has decided she would like to start taking some other form of birth control…

Teen Pregnancy – Part One: Medical Decisions

What does the law say about a youth’s right to make health-related decisions? Kiran and her boyfriend Rick are fifteen years old and in grade ten.  They have been dating for several months and spend most of their time together.  They care about each other and trust each other very much.  A few months into…