Teen Pregnancy Prevention – For Teens

Information

Effective 03/18/2020, Prevention and Health Communications will offer limited services. Staff will still answer department phones.

Phone:(410) 219-7489 

or chavonda.carr@maryland.gov

Fax: (410) 548-5184

Looking for "Real" Answers to your Real Questions?

Sex Ed, Honestly...


It takes two people to cause a pregnancy...but it only takes one to prevent it.What can you do to prevent pregnancy?

  • Practice ABSTINENCE.  Abstinence is the only pregnancy prevention method that is 100% effective 100% of the time!
  • Just say NO to sex.
  • If you are sexually active or thinking about having sex, talk to your parent or guardian about getting on a method of birth control that will work for you!
  • Talk to someone you trust about sex and its consequences; GET EDUCATED!
  • Think about your goals and dreams, and focus on consistently working towards them!



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