Teen Parents Get Quizzed On Birth Control And Pregnancy Myths. Would You Pass?

The next time you hear someone say we don't need better sex ed in schools, ask them these three questions and see if they get them right.

Sexual health information doesn’t just appear out of thin air and fly into our heads when we need it. Maybe someday. Until then, this is a good reminder why medically accurate info and access to contraception is a very big deal — and not just so you can go 3 for 3 in a pop quiz. It can help you plan your life!

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Can you get pregnant if you have sex during your period?

No.

No, you cannot.

It's a possibility.

It's a possibility.

Yes, you can.

No.

Yes, you can.

No, you can't.

Yes.

You can. Well, yeah, you can still get pregnant while you're on your period.

It is true. Actually, I got pregnant.

Because no matter what, there's always an egg.

But I don't know why you ask that question. What nasty [bleep] would have sex on her damn period? Why is that even a question? Why do people really do that?

Yes.

Oh, my God. She just let me know she's a freako.

Condoms have an expiration date. True or false?

True.

True, condoms do have an expiration date.

True.

True.

True.

I've used condoms, the answer is yes.

They dry out, no lubrication.

I think it's true. I'm pretty sure.

Why?

Because I saw that in a movie.

You saw that in a movie?

Yes! I saw that in a movie!

How old do you have to be to buy the morning-after pill?

18.

No, 16.

To buy the morning-after pill you have to be 18.

I think it might be 17.

Around 16.

18.

Yeah, I think it has to be 18.

Yeah.

12.

You can be any age to buy the morning-after pill. As of last year, they changed the policy.

Okay. I didn't get that in the news.

As of 2013, anyone of any age could buy the morning-after pill.

Do you have any extra [inaudible 00:01:39].

Bedsider.org. Everything you need to find the right birth control for you.

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This video comes from MTV in partnership with Bedsider. Recognize any of the faces in it? They are cast members from the show "16 and Pregnant."

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Aug 01, 2014

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