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Who in a relationship is responsible for preventing unplanned pregnancy?

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Both partners share responsibility for preventing unplanned pregnancy. Talking about it with your partner is the best way to make sure you are both on the same page and feel safe.

If you are thinking about preventing pregnancy it's also a good idea to think about preventing sexually transmitted infections – condoms are the only form of contraception that does this!

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