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Birth Control Methods

Birth control is used to prevent pregnancies. For information about the different methods and how they work, check out the links below!

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Dental dams are latex sheets used to protect against STI’s during vaginal or anal oral sex.

Available for free:

  • Health Promotion & Wellness Office (750 Font Blvd)

  • Gloves for protecting the hands or make clean up easier
  • Cut condoms down the middle, and cut off the tips to make your own dental dam
  • Cut gloves open to make your own dental dam

Abstinence: A self defined practice of not engaging in any or some sexual activities and can be practiced at different points in people’s lives.

Outercourse: A self defined practice of engaging in some sexual activities such as: dry humping, kissing, masturbation, foreplay, and massages.

External condoms are barriers used on penises or toys that help protect against STIs and prevent pregnancies.

External condoms are 85% effective at preventing pregnancy.

Internal Condoms are barriers, typically latex-free, which are inserted into the vagina or anus and help protect against STIs and prevent pregnancies.

Internal condoms are 79% effective at preventing pregnancy

Available for free:

  • Health Promotion & Wellness Office (750 Font Blvd, Across from City Eats)
  • Condom Kits available by mail
  • Student Health Services

Available for purchase:

  • Drugs stores
  • Online