Daniel Steinhoff Principles of Bio Birth Control Discussion Essay Prevention for Purpose The use of birth control when engaging in coitus allows a couple to plan for a child and make sure that the child is coming into a stable home. Most birth control methods are perfectly safe for women to use and will not affect their ability to become pregnant after discontinued use. The barrier method, which is commonly used, allows the user the ability to get pregnant right after the removal of the barrier and does not affect the interworking of the woman. When using birth control, it can lower the risk of unplanned pregnancy which can lead to the use of drastic measures like abortions. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy stated that approximately one-half of the 6.4 million pregnancies in 2001 (the most recent year for which adequate data are available) in the United States were unplanned. The Center for Bio-
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