What’s the big deal about STI’s? The CDC estimates 1 in 5 people in the U.S. have a sexually transmitted infection. Don’t let this scare you!
For a lot of women, understanding about sex and pregnancy comes from tv, classes at school, and vague conversations from peers or older siblings. As a result, a lot of what we know is a collection of half-truths, myths, and misconceptions. This can lead to not properly understanding how reproduction works or even how STIs can be transmitted.