Birth control methods used most often by young people
These include the condom and diaphragm. The condom is a popular method. It blocks the sperm from getting to the egg. Used the right way, condoms prevent pregnancy 60% to 85% of the time. Condoms are the only good protection against sexual transmitted diseases.
Along with using a condom each time, many young woman and their male partners want more protection from pregnancy. The condom is very good at preventing sexual transmitted diseases. The hormonal methods are better for preventing pregnancy. The best protection is to use both together