What is the most effective hormonal birth control?
Teen Advocate, Kemoya, explains!
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How does it work?
A doctor inserts the tiny, thin implant under the skin of your upper arm. It releases the hormone progestin to stop you from getting pregnant.
The implant is one of the best birth control methods out there — it’s more than 99% effective.
Benefits of the implant
The implant is a super effective and convenient way to prevent pregnancy for up to 5 years — you get it, then forget it. The implant also has positive side effects.
I’m Kemoya — another TAP Teen at Planned Parenthood of Nassau County. I love being a Teen Advocate because being a relatable source to my peers is a great feeling and I get to educate them on health resources and safe sexual health. 🙏
Fun Fact: I am afraid of heights (😶) but I love rollercoasters. ☝️🎢
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