How To Avoid Pregnancy In College

If you’re a college student, pregnancy is probably not in your plans. Here are practices to help you avoid pregnancy in college – from medical services to real world support.

Stay Active!

Whether you are in a relationship or are looking to date, there are hundreds of activities you can enjoy with your partner – without having to use sex to learn about your partner. We have put together a small list of activities guaranteed for all couples to enjoy!

Activities to Try with Your Loved One

  • Invite your family or friends to do a game together
  • Go for a hike
  • Share your favorite jokes
  • Create a scavenger hunt
  • Enjoy the outdoors
  • Research your family trees
  • Watch a sunset/sunrise
  • Create a short story
  • Deliver/Send a care package
  • Complete a big project
  • Create a budget plan
  • Do a random act of kindness for a stranger
  • Attend a free local event
  • Look at old pictures
  • Experiment with a new meal

Do you know the Five Love Languages? The Five Love Languages are Acts of Service, Physical Touch, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, and Words of Affirmation. Visit 5lovelanguages.com/learn to learn how to recognize different languages and how to connect more deeply with your significant other. There are great benefits to understanding different personality types!

Health Factors to Consider

Research shows that one in four (25%) Americans will contract a Sexually Transmitted Disease at some point in their lives. If you are sexually active, have had multiple partners, or have not ever been tested and are sexually active it is important to have tests to help stop transmission.

Schedule an appointment with Options for Women or your primary doctor. We test for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, and HIV. Our services are free – no strings attached. Simply visit, fill out a few intake forms, and meet with a nurse. If the result is positive, we offer free off-site treatment.

Visit us online at optionsforwomenrf.com/sti-and-std-testing to learn more about how we can help you!

Fertility Education and Medical Management to Help Avoid Pregnancy in College

What is Fertility Education and Medical Management, you ask? Fertility Education and Medical Management, or FEMM, is a women’s health and wellness program. 

FEMM looks at your hormones and your unique menstrual cycle because every woman and her body is different. Schedule your appointment with Options for Women / River Falls to meet with a certified FEMM client advocate. If you want to understand the science of your body, understand your hormones and how they impact your daily health, manage your physical and emotional symptoms from puberty to menopause, and maintain your fertility goals – this program is for you. Visit femmhealth.org for more information. 

Other Resources for You!

Your relationships are important. The person you date reflects who you are as a person. Commit yourself to a relationship where your partner compliments and enhances your qualities. 

Options for Women / River Falls has resources for you to pursue your relationships. We offer pregnancy testing, STI/STD testing, Limited Obstetrical Ultrasound, healthy and safe relationship resources, and Fertility Education and Medical Management to provide you with optimal health support.

Are there any unresolved questions about your relationships? Need other help? We are here for you. Let us help you find peace of mind. Schedule your appointment today.

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