CheckPoint-Methods of Contraception

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CheckPoint: Methods of Contraception Read the scenarios and answer the questions that follow. o Tina and Dan are considering various birth control methods. They are a newly-married couple who practiced abstinence before marriage and plan on starting their family within a year. Choose possible methods of contraception for the couple and discuss the advantages and disadvantages they would need to consider at this point in their lives. o Linda is a young single woman with an active dating life. She chooses to be intimate only with long-term committed partners. She is wary of the risks associated with sexually transmitted infections and has decided that she does not want to be a single parent. Choose possible methods of contraception for Linda and discuss the advantages and disadvantages she should consider at this point in her life. Describe the male partner’s role in choosing birth control in both of these scenarios. The best methods of contraception for Tina and Dan are the birth control pill, condoms, and spermicides. The couple just recently married and has been abstinent before marriage, so it would be wise for them to use contraceptives that are not drastic. The pill is an oral contraceptive, meaning that it’s taken by mouth, so it would not need to be inserted by a medical professional, such as being fitted for a diaphragm or getting a UTI inserted. However, the pill does require medical authority as it has to be prescribed by a gynecologist. Also, Tina would be able to take the pill for a year and as soon as they are ready to start a family, she can stop taking
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2011 for the course PSY 265 taught by Professor Sallyhenzel during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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