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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 11- Contraception 90% chance of conceiving in one year if do not use any form of birth control 93% of sexually active women in US use contraception Reasons for Contraception o Allows for planned and wanted children o Contributes to womens health o Controls population o Aids in protection from STDs Shared Responsibility o women/men active part aspects of birth control Available Methods Chemical Non-chemical Clinical Pill Diaphragm Depo Provera IUD Norplant Sterilization (most Seasonale common in married couples) Vaginal ring Transdermal patch Implanon Non-clinical Condoms Abstinence Spermicides Sponge The Right Choice o Cost o Safety o Convenience o Effectiveness Oral Contraception (The Pill) Over 97% Effective o Benefits: eliminates/reduces cramps, flow, pain o Four Types: Multi-phasic (Inhibits ovulation) fluctuations of estrogen & progesterone Progestin-only (Blocks sperm) cervical mucus thick - blocks sperm Combination (Inhibits ovulation) constant dose of estrogen& progesterone...
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2012 for the course CHFS 250 taught by Professor Darnt during the Spring '08 term at University of Tennessee.
- Spring '08