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What are some advantages of the natural family planning method of birth control?

What are some advantages of the natural family planning method of birth control?

Cheapest: Well you don't have to spend any money on it whatsoever and that makes it the cheapest form of birth control. It can work well provided you have very regular, predictable cycles and that you are compliant with abstinence during your peak fertility times. ...Read more

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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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What are some disadvantages of the natural family planning method of birth control?

What are some disadvantages of the natural family planning method of birth control?

Tricky: Natural family planning is not the most reliable form of contraception. Honestly, it is one of the least effective forms of birth control. Strict attention to when your body is ovulating is key and this can take a lot of time and body awareness. Even then, ovulated eggs can survive for days in the female genital tract, as can sperm/semen. ...Read more

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What are some advantages of using the birth control patch?

What are some advantages of using the birth control patch?

Timing: The birth control patch only needs to be changed once a week, which makes it easier to remember that a daily pill. ...Read more

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What are some disadvantages of using the birth control patch?

What are some disadvantages of using the birth control patch?

Blood clot: Any birth control method that has estrogen in it has rare, but serious, side effects like blood clot, stroke and heart attack. Keep in mind however that getting pregnant has a risk of blood clot that is 6 to 10 times greater than birth control. Also to keep things in prespective...Driving your car is probably the riskiest thing you do on a daily basis. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of the birth control pill?

What are the proven advantages of the birth control pill?

Many benefits to bcp: The birth control pill has many benefits. It prevents pregnancy, but also helps the period to be regular, lighter and less painful. For some women it can improve pms and can improve breast lumpiness, though in a few women it can make pms worse or cause mood swings. Women who stay on the pill longer than 5 years have a lifetime decrease in risk of ovarian and uterine cancer by up to 50%. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages and advantages of birth control?

Is this for a school: Assignment? It sounds like it. That subject can't be covered in 400 words or less. You can check this site for pro's & con's of various types of birth control: http://www.Womansday.Com/health-fitness/the-pros-cons-of-popular-birth-control-methods-109541. This is one that you will need to research yourself. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of birth control pills?

What are the pros and cons of birth control pills?

Birth control basics: This is a good over view by Mayo Clinic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/birth-control/basics/birth-control-basics/hlv-20049454 ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of the birth control pill?

What are the disadvantages of the birth control pill?

Irrregular bleeding: While acclimating to the pill, many women will have irregular bleeding. Also, compliance with the pill is necessary to ensure effectiveness. Rare side effects, such as blood clots, heart attack and stroke are rare in most healthy individuals, but need to be reviewed with all patients, including symptoms to look for, etc. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of the pill? In addition to preventing pregnancy, what are other potential benefits of the birth control pill?

What are the benefits of the pill? In addition to preventing pregnancy, what are other potential benefits of the birth control pill?

Many positives: The pill has multiple non-contraceptive benefits: fewer cramps, lighter flow, regular flow, less anemia, improved acne, lower risk of ovarian and uterine cancer, lower risk of ovarian cysts, treatment of pain from endometriosis, less unwanted growth of hair, help with pms. These many positives should be balanced with potential risks, but for most healthy women, the benefits outweigh the risks. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages and advantages of being on the birth control pill?

Lots...: Pros: (usually) lighter, less painful, very predictable menses; less acne, less mood swings (usu), fewer ovarian cysts, less breast tenderness/benign breast disease/cysts, cons: (possible) weight changes, moodiness (for some), acne (depends on how your body chemistry responds to the hormones in the pills), risks: blood clots, strokes, headaches(usu. Less menstrual migraines), etc. ...Read more

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What are the advantages of progesterone only birth control pills?

What are the advantages of progesterone only birth control pills?

Several: Actually they are more effective than traditional sequential, combination pills because there are no hormone-free days. They do not cause strokes, blood clots or heart attacks. They may cause less decrease in your libido than combination pills which suppress testosterone production more from your ovaries. ...Read more

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What are the negative effect of family planning pills?

What are the negative effect of family planning pills?

Manifold: However, it is safer to be on the bcp than be pregnant when you list the risks of both. Some of which are blood clots in your legs, strokes, high blood pressure etc. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of having a natural birth?

What are the benefits of having a natural birth?

Normal vaginal birth: Life only comes from life. We humans (and the rest of the animals) are evolved/designed to reproduce naturally. With a regular vaginal birth, without surgical intervention, without additional "interesting" ideas like underwater births, most humans do just fine. The known benefits include the mom having a natural experience, mom having no surgical cut in the uterus and tummy, quick recovery, etc... ...Read more

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What are some natural/non-hormonal methods of birth control?

What are some natural/non-hormonal methods of birth control?

Barriers,surgery: Condoms, diaphragms and spermicides are simple methods.Tubal ligation, vasectomy and hysterectomy are more permanent.Each has positive or negative aspects. ...Read more

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What are some advantages of the contraceptive sponge?

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What are some advantages of the contraceptive sponge?

None: This is not a very popular nor effective form of birth control. ...Read more

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What are the pros snd cons of the patch birth control?

What are the pros snd cons of the patch birth control?

Check out these: Links. Take care! http://www.your-life.com/en/home/your-contraception/contraceptive-methods/#m5. http://www.orthoevra.com/.

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What are some benefits of using the progesterone iud?

What are some benefits of using the progesterone iud?

Bleeding better: That is an excellent choice and very effective for birth control. Often that iud also decreases the amount of bleeding and sometimes even pain with your menstrual cycles. In some women with endometriosis it may be helpful for pain control but that is less studied. ...Read more

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What are some good brands of birth control pills?

What are some good brands of birth control pills?

Your specific needs: There are many good oral contraceptive products. Which is the best for you depends on your life style, your risk factors and other specifics. Take care. ...Read more

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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


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Family Planning Services (Definition)

Family planning services refers to health care related to sexual health, birth ...Read more