Abstinence

Abstinence is not having sex. It is the only birth control method that works 100% of the time. If there is no sexual intercourse, there is no way for the sperm to fertilize an egg, resulting in pregnancy.

How well does it work?

Prevents pregnancy 100% of the time

How to Use:

  • Do not have sexual intercourse

Pros:

  • Has no side effects or health risks
  • Prevents pregnancy and the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases
  • Free
  • Reduces emotional and psychological challenges related to relationships that involve sexual activity

Cons:

  • Requires willpower and discipline

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