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Contraception - The 'pill'
The "Pill"

Articles on the oral contraceptive pill
Contraception - IUDs

IUDs..their uses and complications
Contraception - Barrier methods / Male Pill
Barrier Methods / Male Pill

Information on condoms,diaphragms and the "male pill"

birth control
contraception - Images (Click to view larger image) - - - - Alternative Names - contraception , family planning , prevention of pregnancy - Sexually active couples may be able to prevent unwanted pregnancies. The decision to prevent...
condom - female
- A female condom is a method of birth control.
condom - male
- A male condom is a flexible sheath placed over the penis during intercourse to prevent pregnancy. Using a condom can reduce the risk to both partners against sexually transmitted diseases.
- The diaphragm is a barrier method of contraception. It is a round rubber dome that fits inside a woman's vagina. It covers the cervix to prevent pregnancy. The cervix is the lower portion of the uterus that attaches to the vagina.
- Rape is the physical act of attacking another person and forcing that person to have sex. It can be homosexual (sex between two people of the same gender), or heterosexual (sex between a male and female). It is often violent, although sometimes the threat is only implied. Rape can also occur without the victim knowing about it, if he or she is unconscious, in a coma, intoxicated or high on drugs.
emergency contraception
menstrual cramps
oral contraceptives
over-the-counter birth control
tubal ligation
teenage pregnancy
Pap smear
polycystic ovarian syndrome
progestin implant
progestin injections
safer sex
- A varicocoele is the enlargement of the network of veins that drain the testicle in males.
- Vasectomy is an operation designed to tie off both of the tubes, known as vas deferens, that carry sperm. It causes permanent infertility, or inability to father children, in males.
intrauterine device
- An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small, plastic device that contains copper or progesterone (a hormone). It is inserted within the cavity of the uterus by a doctor to prevent pregnancy.
puberty and adolescence
- Adolescence is the period of growth that bridges childhood and adulthood. This period includes puberty, or the development of sexual maturity. The physical changes of puberty result in both males and females being able to create babies. Adolescence begins when a child is 10 to 12 years old. It ends between the ages of 18 and 21.
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