Protect yourself from sexually transmitted diseases
A condom is the most common form of protection to reduce the risk of Sexually transmitted diseases (STD's) when when you have sexual intercourse. It is best if you and the person you are going to have sex with talk about protection before you have sex. Both of you are responsible for providing protection from STD's.
Slideshow: Birth control
There are many ways to prevent yourself from getting pregnant. This slideshow will show you the most common methods of contraception.
Diseases that are passed on through having sex
Venereal diseases can be passed on when you have sex with someone. Get tested if you think that you may have caught a venereal disease. There is medication that can help available. It is often free.