Methods of Contraception

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Methods of Contraception Jennifer Radford PSY/265 June 23, 2011 Cheryl Sexton Radford 1
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Methods of Contraception In Tina and Dan’s situation I would recommend Tina go on the birth control pill to prevent pregnancy due to the fact that they want to start a family within a year. Using the advantage of using birth control pills is that they protect against pregnancies. Also when they decide they want to start trying to start their family she can discontinue use and she will be able to try to become pregnant. The disadvantage is Tina would have to remember to take her pill every day, and it does not prevent STDs. I would also suggest that Dan use condoms. Using condoms helps the birth control pill in avoiding pregnancy. It is a very inexpensive form of contraception to use to help avoid STDs and pregnancies. The disadvantage to using condoms is they can rip, or slip. That is why it would be good for the both of them to use something. If Dan chose to wear a condom that would be showing he is actively trying to help
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Unformatted text preview: prevent unwanted pregnancies, since they are both in agreement to wait. It shows that he is responsible and not just leaving everything dealing with contraception up to Tina. In Lindas situation I would most defiantly recommend that she have the males use condoms. This way they have to actively take part in protecting them from unwanted pregnancies and the transmission of STDs. For Linda, I would recommend she use the intrauterine device IUD. The IUDs have ha high rate of effectiveness. She would not have to worry about remembering to take a pill every day. A disadvantage is that it may be painful when it is inserted, and may cause more cramping or spotting. This is a more expensive way to go, but not having to remember to take a pill everyday, even when she is not in a long term committed partner is a huge benefit. Over years of birth control pill use that will too become expensive. Radford 2...
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2011 for the course PSY/230 230 taught by Professor Paul during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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