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Contraception is a term used to prevent pregnancy. There are different types of them around. Some are used by men while others are for women. There are two …

Types of Birth Control Pills

Types of Birth Control Pills

Birth controls pills have been in use since 1960 when the US Food and Drug Administration approved it. Today, there are more than 40 different types to choose from which you can get from your local health rep. Another name for the pill is called oral contraception. There are two types namely combination and progestin pills. Both are made of ...

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The Different Types of Birth Control Pills

The Different Types of Birth Control Pills

There are many different types of birth control pills. Women nowadays have a lot of option when it comes to this subject. That is great news. The only downside of it all is how those pills affect a woman’s body to accumulate the pounds and gain weight. Women’s Issues Gaining weight is not something that most women would want to ...

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The Different Forms of Birth Control

The Different Forms of Birth Control

Although there are many different forms of birth control, some women are afraid to take any of each because they are scared of the side effects. The most common that these pills have as an effect relates with the issue of gaining weight. Ask a woman who is not afraid of getting fat. You will not find so many. But ...

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The Birth Control Patch

The Birth Control Patch

If you don’t like wearing a contraceptive or taking it orally, you can slap it to your skin because there are birth control patches available in the market. The birth control patch is a thin, beige colored, four and a half centimeter square patch that is applied to the skin. Each patch contains hormones that release chemicals into your bloodstream. ...

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Side Effects of Birth Control

Side Effects of Birth Control

Some people are not ready to have kids. Perhaps because they are still in high school and just want to have sex while others are more career-oriented and want to focus on that first before starting a family. Whatever the reason, you should know that there are potential side effects depending on the type you decide to use. The simplest ...

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Natural Birth Control

Natural Birth Control

Natural birth control is among the most popular options of couples who are into family planning. This is because natural birth control does not only ensure the health of the woman but also helps them to save money for not buying contraceptives or undergoing through birth control procedures. Although natural birth control is among the safest in terms of health, ...

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Male Birth Control: Simple Enough?

Male Birth Control: Simple Enough?

Yes, male birth control methods are simple enough and yet men still don’t get it. There are only three male contraception methods, although there’s news of creating a hormonal contraceptive pill for male but the development of the drug is still underway. So we are down to three male birth control methods for now. Condoms, vasectomy, and withdrawal. These are ...

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Effectiveness of Birth Control

Effectiveness of Birth Control

Looking into these statistics the effectiveness of birth control as it relates the number of infant births per year is still pretty high. The campaign of different sectors of government has become more and more aggressive in the past few years targeting larger urban areas in big cities. Even with the heightened awareness about the importance of family planning and ...

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Diaphragm Birth Control

Diaphragm Birth Control

There are different types of birth control devices in the market today. Women who don’t want to use pills can use something called a diaphragm. A diaphragm is a shallow, dome shaped rubber disk with a flexible rim that fits nicely within the vagina as it is able to cover the cervix which prevents the sperm from every reaching the ...

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Birth Control Through the Times

Birth Control Through the Times

Birth control is and has always been one of the most celebrated and controversial topics in the history of man. It is because in almost all eras and generations, people have always had opposing beliefs on it. In the bible after the great flood that wiped out almost all of human existence, God made a promise that no matter what ...

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