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Unformatted text preview: contraceptives work through the combined effects of synthetic estrogen and progesterone. The estrogen prevents ovulation by inhibiting the production of follicle-stimulating hormone. Amy, I agree with you, the best, safest, and natural form of birth control is abstinence. Using this method will give 100% guarantee of no pregnancy to women. Not only this method will avoid pregnancy, but it also offers many medical benefits, like no risks of sexually transmitted diseases, infections, and avoiding abortion procedures, as well as the mental stress. Hope, I totally agree with you, if people are going to engage in sexual intercourse, the least the should do is use a condom, even though it does not give the 100% guarantee, it is widely available anytime and anywhere at a minimal cost. If used correctly, the condom does give a fair good chance of no pregnancy as well as offer the prevention of spreading some STIs and HIV from one person to others....
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