The Shot

If you are not afraid of needles, you may enjoy only having to think about birth control every 12 weeks. You get an injection of hormones, which you see a nurse for. Again, this works a lot like the pill.

Super important detail: Your period may stop altogether! You may have spotting at random times. There is a chance that your bones will lose some calcium, which helps keep your bones strong, but there is stuff you can do to help with that. This does not protect against sexy germs (STIs).

Check out more info at:

http://www.youngwomenshealth.org/femalehormone2.html

http://kidshealth.org/teen/sexual_health/contraception/contraception_depo.html