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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400In today's society, men and women indulge in regular sexual activity, which often leads to complications such as unplanned pregnancy. Until recently, condoms have been the most popular and commonly used means of contraception. Contraceptive methods such as pills, patches and rings have become very popular among women. Read further to learn more about a few of these methods and how they help in preventing pregnancy.
Wed, 14 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400A high percentage of women around the world use some or the other form of contraception. With the introduction of hormonal contraceptive methods, it has become much easier for women to control whether they want to become pregnant or not. Oral contraceptive pills are a type of hormonal contraceptive method which consists of artificial female hormones.
Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Women around the world use different forms of contraception to prevent them from becoming pregnant. Hormonal contraceptive methods have proven to be very effective in preventing pregnancy in women. Contraceptive pills have become very popular among women and they have proven to be very effective as well. Read further to learn more about four popular combination pills used by women.
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500A controversial topic such as birth control may seem like a modern issue, but it's not. Contraceptives have been used in one form or another for thousands of years throughout human history and even prehistory. In fact, family planning has always been widely practiced, even in societies dominated by social, political, or religious codes that require people to "be fruitful and multiply."
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500A lot of different birth control devices have been created over the centuries and are now being marketed to the public. All of them supposedly have been tested by the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) if it is safe to be marketed to and used by the public. However there is an ongoing controversy regarding the birth control patch.
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Some people ask themselves if it's okay to engage in premarital sex and in their minds try to weigh its pros and cons. There are couples who engage in premarital sex way before they even get into high school. At the onset of puberty, kids begin to be curious about their sexuality. And without proper guidance, these kids explore and venture into the realm of the senses without much thought of the dire consequence of their impulsive actions. Come to think of it, teens are not the only ones guilty of such wanton behavior but even adults as well. Indeed, the world has shaped a permissive attitude towards premarital sex.
Thu, 31 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500The availability of birth control has become one of the great revolutions of the 20th century, giving women a concrete way to prevent unwanted pregnancies. They are considered critical components of any reasonable attempt at birth control, even if they have possible side effects. Being products that rely on the manipulation and alteration of baseline hormone levels in the female body, birth control pills and patches can cause side effects that are unpleasant. However, there have been a multitude of supposedly anecdotal reports, all of which are known to be unconfirmed, that birth control patches can be lethal.
Thu, 31 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Is there really a connection between birth control and weight gain? In one recent survey, 50 per cent of all women felt that birth control pills would cause unwanted weight gain. Of these women, 20 per cent said this belief was the primary reason they would not use oral contraceptives. There are also evidences that women switch methods or birth control or stop using the pill because they think it contributes to weight gain. However, the good news is that the review found no evidence to support a casual association between combination contraceptives or birth control and weight gain.
Thu, 31 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500We now live in a world where sex is as normal as going out to the movies. Even teenagers as young as fifteen years old are aware of the concept of premarital sex. And chances are, a lot of adolescents aged 15 to 19 are already sexually active. It is because we take sex so lightly that the rate of accidental pregnancies are going higher and higher up the charts.
Thu, 31 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Recent studies show that out of the eight most common reasons for people having sexual intercourse, getting pregnant is always the last. It seems that even if human being are biologically wired to be sexually aroused to ensure reproduction of the species, bearing children places a distant second to pleasure when it comes to sexual motivation. Ever since history began, men and women have always wanted to be the ones deciding on whether or not to have a child. Contraceptives were used in one method or another for thousands of years throughout human history.
Thu, 31 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500The term 'birth control' almost always conjures images of birth control pills of different sizes and colors. For many years, the public has been led to believe that the use of the "Pill" is the only effective chemical and hormone-based contraception available. Of course, the use of the prophylactic condom is very popular especially among men.
Thu, 31 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Birth control has been around for over four decades now, and yet people only have the slightest understanding of what it is and how it can help them. In this article, we are going to try to shed light on some of the most common birth control questions asked by people.
Thu, 31 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Some people just don't like using certain types of contraceptives. There can be a number of reasons for this objection. It is believable to say that they would cite religious reasons for their objections, though that argument may be fading out, if some statistics are to be believed. Another typically cited reason would be that a number of popular methods of birth control are simply flawed.
Thu, 31 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Research and studies have been made on the effectiveness and reported risks of using birth control products, with results as varied as the number of the said products being sold today. These products actually deserve that much attention most especially since there is now about 100 million women worldwide who currently use birth control pills. Since its introduction in 1960 as a new method of birth control, these pills have somewhat influenced how society, and women in particular, view the issues of sexual health, reproduction, and population control.
Wed, 30 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500In the simplest explanation, birth control and all its methods are based on either preventing a man's sperm from reaching and entering a woman's egg - a process called fertilization, or by preventing the fertilized egg from implanting into the woman's uterus and grow. Among all methods known possible, only abstinence is considered to be 100 per cent effective.
Tue, 29 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500We live in a more sexually permissive world, and with that liberty came a rise in the number of unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. It is because of this that more and more birth control products are being created and marketed. But how much do you really know about the different birth control types?
Sun, 27 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500We just don't know how much a woman knows about the little white pill that they take everyday. Birth control pills are known to improve the quality of a woman's skin. It is also known to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer. Birth control pills are indeed multi-functional, but there are still some information that only a few, if not many, women know. Among the least known birth control facts include the findings that the efficacy of birth control pills is reduced depending on a woman's body weight.
Mon, 28 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400Are you a woman who is currently unsure as to whether or not you are ready for parenthood? If that is the case, are you currently sexually active? If you are, are you using any form of birth control? Parenting and pregnancy are all important issues, ones that are difficult to back down from. For that reason, if you are not looking to become a mother just yet, it is important that you take the time to familiarize yourself with all of your birth control options.
Wed, 05 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0500Baby birth is a wonderful experience for any couple. Having created a baby from scratch and them being able to bring that creation into this world is a fascinating and wondrous experience.
Thu, 28 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500Having a child is a big adjustment in a womans life. Birth control methods are adopted by a woman if she feels she is not ready for a child. She has to ask herself the question, Am I prepared to have a child? Am I ready? There are several methods to avoid a pregnancy.
Mon, 29 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400Every year in the USA alone 650,000 women will under go tubal ligation surgery, which thus ends their chances of ever having children (or so they thought). However for some of these women their circumstances may change and they have now decided that they do in fact want to have children. In fact around 6 per cent of all women who have had this form of surgery will, within 5 years of having it carried out, decide that they do in fact want to have children.
Sun, 17 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -0500Ortho Evra is a birth control patch approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to warn healthcare provider that this product exposes women to higher levels of estrogen than most birth control pills and does not protect against HIV infection (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted diseases. Ortho Evra was the first skin patch approved for birth control.
Tue, 12 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -0500The birth control methods especially the pills can cause migraines, yeast infections, vitamin deficiencies, ectopic pregnancies and change in moods. There are few serious problems also associated with it such as increased risks for cardiovascular disease and cancer. As a result some women are going for something natural, for something that has no chemicals, no side effects and a surprisingly low risk of pregnancy.
Fri, 08 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -0500Birth control pills not only prevent pregnancy, but they also have quite a few medical benefits. Many teen girls take the birth control pill just for its medical benefits. Birth control pills are effective in prevention of pregnancy if taken regularly and as prescribed. But the birth control pills are not effective against sexually transmitted diseases.
Fri, 08 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -0500Both males and females should take responsibility when they become parents. They should be aware that they are bringing a new life into this world. But when men and women are not ready to take the responsibility then they should go for birth control methods.