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Contraception%20-%20Guest%20Lecture

Contraception%20-%20Guest%20Lecture - BirthControlBasics...

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KATIE WILKINSON, MPH SEXUAL HEALTH EDUCATION COORDINATOR STUDENT WELLNESS OFFICE Birth Control Basics
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Effectiveness When we talk about the ‘effectiveness’ of birth  control methods, we talk about two things: PERFECT USE-  measures the effectiveness when  used exactly according to clinical guidelines TYPICAL USE- measures   effectiveness for the  average person who does not always use the  method correctly or consistently. 
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Types of Methods Behavioral Methods Barrier Methods Hormonal Methods Other Methods
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Behavioral Methods Abstinence Withdrawal Natural Family  Planning/Fertility Awareness
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Abstinence What is it? Refraining from ANY sexual activity , esp. skin-to-skin  contact that may result in the transmission of disease  and/or unintended pregnancy. Federal definition as of 2006 : “Abstinence means  voluntarily choosing not to engage in sexual activity until  marriage .  Sexual activity refers to any type of genital  contact or sexual stimulation between two persons  including, but not limited to, sexual intercourse.”
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Abstinence How it works: Prevents fertilization by keeping sperm and egg apart Effectiveness: Perfect use: 100% Typical use: ??? Advantages: Can be  100% effective in the prevention of STDs AND  unintended pregnancy Can foster trust and respect No hormones No prescription or doctor’s visit
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Abstinence Disadvantages: Abstinence can fail-why? Comments: Does not have to be boring  Doesn’t mean you’re not a sexual person. Making a decision to be abstinent needs to happen before the  opportunity to be sexually active with a partner You need to be prepared  in the event that you change your  mind about being abstinent. 
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Withdrawal What is it? Withdrawing penis from vagina before ejaculation during  vaginal intercourse “Pulling out” or "coitus interuptus“ (Latin term) How it works: Preventing fertilization by keeping sperm and egg apart Effectiveness: Perfect use: 96% Typical use:  73%
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Withdrawal Advantages: No prescriptions or devices needed Disadvantages: Disruptive to sexual pleasure Not effective for prevention of STD transmission Takes communication and practice Comments: Pre-ejaculatory fluid does not typically contain sperm unless  there are two acts of ejaculation are close together; second  ejaculation may contain stray sperm
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Barrier Methods Male Condoms Female Condoms Diaphragm & Cervical Cap
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Male Condoms What is it?
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