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What is the most effective hormonal birth control?

What is the most effective hormonal birth control?

Teen Advocate, Kemoya, explains!

 

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.

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Effectiveness

The implant is one of the best birth control methods out there — it’s more than 99% effective.

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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.

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Meet Kemoya!

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. ☝️🎢 

Can't wait to meet you in person at our next Teen Clinic! Come stop by for services and fun.