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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 Linda’s 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 IUD’s 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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- Spring '11
- Tina, Intrauterine device, birth control pill, Jennifer Radford