Contraception

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sprinkle15
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152409
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Contraception
Updated:
2012-05-05 21:26:25
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  1. Abstinence
    • don't do it
    • 100%
    • prevents pregnancy, prevents STIs, effective
    • aren't ready for sex
  2. Condom
    • latex covering penis
    • 85%-94%
    • no STIs, prevents pregnancy, easy to buy
    • could tear or break
  3. Female Condom
    • polyurethane tube that fits in vagina
    • 75%-95%
    • no STIs, no pregnancy, easy to buy
    • difficult to insert, messy
  4. Spermicides
    • kills sperm in many forms (foam, gel, liquid, patch, tablet)
    • 71%-92%
    • not expensive, easy to use
    • STIs, messy
  5. BC Pills
    • hormones that prevent pregnancy (3 weeks)
    • 92%-99%
    • easy to use, not messy, not uncomfortable, regulates period
    • costly, STIs, have to remember
  6. NuvaRing
    • hormones put in cervix internally (3 weeks)
    • 92%-99.7%
    • easy to use, don't have to remember
    • STIs, have to remember to take out
  7. BC Patch
    • hormones put externally on the hip (3 weeks)
    • 92%-99.7%
    • easy to use, simple, external
    • STIs
  8. Depo-Provera
    • hormones injected (3 months)
    • 92%-99.7%
    • last longer, effctive, cheaper
    • STIs
  9. Emergency Contraception (Plan B)
    • if you are unprotected, you can use morning after (72 hrs. recommended, 120 hrs. works)
    • 75%-89%
    • backup plan, good for rape victims
    • STIs, not to be used regularly
  10. Diaphragm
    • polyurethane ring that covers cervix
    • 94%
    • reusable, effective, plan ahead
    • remember to put in, STIs
  11. Inter Uterine Contraception (IUC)
    • device that goes in the uterus
    • 99%
    • can be used for 5 years, easy
    • STIs, chance of uterine tears

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