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Birth Control Pills, Patches & Devices

Birth Control Pills

Birth control pills also called oral contraceptives use synthetic hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two types: combined and progestin-only. Combined pills contain synthetic forms

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Birth Control Pills, Patches & Devices

Birth Control Patch

The birth control patch is a thin plastic patch (1 3/4 inch square) placed directly on the skin of the woman. It is a hormonal method of

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Birth Control Pills, Patches & Devices

Types of Birth Control

Contraception is a term used for methods of preventing pregnancy and is often referred to as birth control. There are several types of birth control

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Birth Control Pills, Patches & Devices

Birth Control and Ethics

The ethical questions about birth control have been a topic of debate for a long time. All the world’s major religions promote responsible parenthood, but

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Abstinence

Birth Control Failure Rate Percentages

Different methods of birth control can be highly effective at preventing pregnancy, but birth control failure is more common than most people realize. Here is

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Birth Control Pills, Patches & Devices

Withdrawal Method as Birth Control

The withdrawal method as a means of birth control requires removing the penis from the vagina prior to ejaculation. Ejaculation occurs outside the vagina, reducing

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The First Year

Sex After Birth

You just had a baby so there are many reasons you may not feel like having sex right now.  Take heart, your sex drive and