10th Ed. Chapter 16 Managing Your Fertility

10th Ed. Chapter 16 Managing Your Fertility - Chapter 16:...

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Chapter 16: Managing Your Fertility Objectives Learning Objectives On completing this chapter, you will be able to: Explain the difference between the concepts birth control and contraception. Define theoretical effectiveness and use effectiveness of contraceptive methods and explain why they differ. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each form of available birth control. Describe the different methods of periodic abstinence. Distinguish between birth control methods that are available over the counter and those that require a prescription. Identify the different ways that contraceptive hormones can be delivered in female birth control methods. Describe proper use of the male condom. Identify the circumstances in which emergency contraception might be used. Identify and explain the common procedures for male and female sterilization. Explain which abortion procedures are used in each trimester of pregnancy. Terms and Definitions abortion – induced premature termination of a pregnancy. birth control – all of the methods and procedures that can prevent the birth of a child. calendar method – a form of periodic abstinence in which the variable lengths of a woman’s menstrual cycle are used to calculate her fertile period. condom – a latex shield designed to cover the erect penis and retain semen upon ejaculation; “rubber”. contraception – any method or procedure that prevents fertilization. contraceptive patch – contraceptive skin patch containing estrogen and progestin; replaced each week for a 3-week period. contraceptive ring – thin, polymer contraceptive device containing estrogen and progestin; placed deep within the vagina for a 3-week period. contraceptive sponge –
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