Beyond serving as a go-to source for vital reproductive care, the folks at Planned Parenthood - a team of experts in medicine, sexual health, and law - are passionate, informed advocates for knowing your own body. This week, PP's very own Kendall McKenzie tackles the best ways to keep your birth control working for you.
Birth control is one of the greatest inventions of the modern world, and if you use it, you're probably not interested in only being kinda-sorta protected from pregnancy. Chances are, you want it to work really, really well. The good news? There are more birth control options than ever before. The bad news? The most common reason birth control fails is because we screw it up. This handy guide will help you avoid common contraception pitfalls and beef up your pregnancy preventing superpowers!
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LARC It Up
LARC stands for Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives - birth