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Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill

Positive and Negative Effects of Hormonal Contraceptives This paper closely discusses both the positives and negatives of the use of hormonal contraceptives. The question of its benefits versus risks is even more imperative as it affects far more people than other hot topics like death penalty or euthanasia. We are not talking about a couple of horrific criminals but about 100 million women all across the world who take hormonal contraceptives. As with every drug there are always...

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Contraceptive

 Contraceptive By Rina Rusi Human Sexuality Prof. Elona Gjebrea UNYT Contraception is a deliberate prevention of pregnancy using any of several methods ranging from natural to scientific ones. There are a variety of methods available in accordance to its nature of use. Some methods provide short term birth control facility whereas some other provides permanent or long term birth control facility. The following paper discusses some of the most popular reversible and irreversible...

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Artificial Contraceptives

Written Report in Mapeh Group II Artificial Contraceptives and Natural Family Planning Artificial contraception, also known as birth control, are medications used to prevent pregnancy. The primary type of artificial contraception is the birth control pill. Types: Mechanical Devices – materials that are inserted or fitted to the reproductive system to prevent pregnancy. Such mechanical devices are condoms, which are inserted to the male genitalia, diaphragm, which is inserted to the...

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Couples and male birth control pill

Couples and the Male Birth Control Pill: A Future Alternative in Contraceptive Selection,” from the publication of The Journal of Sex Research. Written by William Marsiglio and Elizabeth G. Menaghan. First, the article focuses on male oral contraceptives, as to where the studied is conducted based on married couples selected from a newspaper. Secondly, the survey was put into two categories husbands that believed the woman was responsible for taking the contraceptive and husbands that would be opened...

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Morning After Pill

The Ethical Dilemma with The Morning After Pill, Plan B Karina Monares Associate Degree Capstone Class, Excelsior College Dr. Jean Taylor People can prevent unwanted pregnancies in so many ways. There are condoms, oral contraceptives, injected contraceptives, IUDs, sponges and more. All of these can reduce the chance of getting pregnant. However, let’s say you have intercourse and don’t use any type of contraceptive, what would you use? Or if the condom broke during, what would you do? On Aug...

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Benefits of Triphasic Contraceptives

The Benefits of Triphasic Contraceptives A review of the benefits of triphasic combined oral contraceptives when compared to today’s low-dose monophasic alternatives. Introduction: Since their introduction in 1961, oestrogen-progestogen combined oral contraceptive (COC) pills have provided women with an effective and effortless means of contraception for 50 years [1]. Taken by 17% of all women of reproductive age, they are amongst the most widely prescribed drugs in the U.K. today[2]. Hitherto...

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Plan B: Emergency Contraceptives

pregnancies are unplanned. This is where emergency contraceptives come into play. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration, the Plan B pill is used as a backup plan after unprotected sex or birth control failure. According to the Plan B One-Step website, taking the pill in the first 72 hours this pill in 89 percent effective on preventing the fertilization of an egg. However, taking Plan B in the first 24 hours has the highest effectiveness. The Plan B pill is sold over-the-counter and there’s no prescription...

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Pill and Gender Revolution

People & Events: The Pill and the Sexual Revolution As the feminist movement evolved in the late 1960s, women started challenging their exclusion from politics and the workplace. They also began to question traditional sexual roles. Immorality -- or Empowerment? At the core of the sexual revolution was the concept -- radical at the time -- that women, just like men, enjoyed sex and had sexual needs. Feminists asserted that single women had the same sexual desires and should have the same...

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Contraceptive Options chart

Contraceptive Failure Rate Typical Use Perfect Use Advantages Disadvantages Protection against STIs None 100% chance getting pregnant 100% chance getting pregnant Don’t have to worry about using anything 100% chance getting pregnant At risk getting STI Withdrawal Can be used to prevent pregnancy No medical or hormonal side effects. No prescription is necessary. It is free it isn't for men that don't have enough self-control or trust Doesn’t protect against STI Male Condom 15%...

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Birth Control Pill

The Little Pill That Could In a time when women had no freedom other than being housewives and baby factories, one woman took a stand for every woman's rights as a human being. In the late 1800s birth control, a term coined by Margaret Sanger in her newspaper, Women Rebel, in 1914, was considered to be immoral by most religious groups. Sanger pleaded with society to implement some form of birth control so as to give aid to her fellow women who were looked on as nothing more than objects that would...

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