The number of teen pregnancies in Niagara is higher than the average for all of Ontario.
Niagara’s teen pregnancy rate is 3.1 per cent, Ontario’s teen pregnancy rate is 2.5 per cent
It only takes a one-time occurrence of unprotected sex to get pregnant.
Common Sexually Transmitted Infections in Niagara include:
Protect yourself and your partner.
Abstinence is the only way to completely prevent and protect yourself from pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.
when used correctly
|IUD (intrauterine device)||99.1%||✓|
|IUS (intrauterine system – includes hormone)||99.8%||✓|
It is important to know the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships so that you can recognize when you are in one.
|In a Healthy Relationship You||In an Unhealthy Relationship You|
|Can be yourself||Do not feel comfortable being yourself|
|Respect and support one another||Try to control the other / are being controlled|
|Communicate openly and listen to each other||Experience mental, physical, or verbal abuse|
|Have fun together||Are made to feel bad about yourself|