Birth Control Essay

1046 Words May 30th, 2013 5 Pages
Caitlin Mcadam
English 3
April 16, 2013

Birth Control, Why be Frowned Upon?

Birth control is a way to prevent your daughter from having a kid as a kid, not a statement telling her that it is okay to freely have sex. If you know and understand that your daughter is having sex, wouldn’t you want the peace of mind that she is being safe, and protected? There are several ways to take birth control, and the doctor will choose the best method for the patient. Birth control has a 99% protection rate when taken as directed and also helps prevents some diseases such as certain types of cancers and endometriosis. Some parents don’t agree with birth control because they believe abstinence is 100% effective, but it is not always
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The pill is a good thing, and was designed to help your daughter be safe against pregnancy, and help her body while she’s taking it. Other advantages include more regularity in menstrual periods and decreases in menstrual cramping. – (Haley) when your daughter has heavy or irregular painful menstrual cycles, birth control can help with that, and can also help clear skin and cause healthy hair growth. The advantages are greater than the few disadvantages that come with taking birth control. When well informed of birth control, parents should help their teen out by telling them facts of what birth control can do for their body, instead of insisting that it is all bad. When parents don’t offer the option of birth control, the teen then becomes more rebellious (-Haley). If you know and understand that your daughter is having sex, wouldn’t you want the peace of mind that she is safe? It is not an easy decision for parents, but is a very necessary thing to do. If a teen is taking on the responsibility of getting birth control, it can increase the difficulty of being safe (-Haley). Taking your daughter to the doctor to get birth control, helps increase her chances of being safe. The doctors will help the situation, and the only way the teen can get there, is with the parents involvement. The doctors will analyze the best protection for the patient-(Women’s Health Magazine). The only safe way to take birth control is to see a doctor. Don’t be

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