|Statement||by Charles Muorah.|
|LC Classifications||MLCS 97/06090 (H)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 44 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||44|
|LC Control Number||97114878|
Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Contraception: Science and Practice serves as a guidebook for elucidating the science of contraception, and at the same time for utilizing the methods better to meet human needs. Organized into 17 chapters, this book first explores the world view on birth control, as . Birth control, also known as contraception and fertility control, is a method or device used to prevent pregnancy. Birth control has been used since ancient times, but effective and safe methods of birth control only became available in the 20th century. Planning, making available, and using birth control is called family planning. Some cultures limit or discourage access to birth control MeSH: D Contraceptive agents 4. Contraceptive devices 5. Pregnancy in adolescence 6. Review literature , R. Unsafe abortion .. 4 (d): Social and Personal consequences of early pregnancy.
Janet Farrell Brodie's book remains the best one on contraception and abortion during the s. (At that time, there was no distinction between contraception and abortion like we have today.) It's impossible to read more than a couple of pages of this book and not have your jaw drop yet by: Ulipristal acetate, a progesterone agonist/antagonist sold under the tradename ella, was approved as an emergency contraceptive in ; it may be effective for up to 5 days after intercourse. Mifepristone, or RU, the so-called abortion pill, is effective within seven weeks after conception and requires close medical supervision. birth control and the sale of contraceptive devices or products are still prohibited. Medical indication^' The most stringent legislative texts authorize abortion only where the operation is n~xessary to save the life of the woman. The medical concept of the safeguarding of life has often been extended to include. provided contraceptive recipes were also found in other cultures. I tend to wish I read this book before Eve's Herbs. However, this is still a good book for pharmacists, physicians, herbalists, botanists, pharmacognocists, and others who are curious about herbs as well as curious about the medical underpinnings of women's health ethics and Cited by:
CONTRACEPTION. Contraception has been free on the NHS since Uptake of contraception in Britain is high—74% of women of reproductive age use some form of contraception, and most of those not using contraception have reasons (e.g. not in a heterosexual relationship, trying to conceive, already pregnant, abstinence from sex or thought to be infertile). 3 The crucial question is how Cited by: Of these, 29% were mistimed, 19% were unwanted, and 43% ended in abortion. 3 Approximately half of unintended pregnancies result from non-use of contraception, and half result from inconsistent or incorrect use and contraceptive failure. 4. Intrauterine devices (IUDs) and contraceptive implants, collectively referred to as long-acting Cited by: Chapter Four: Contraceptives & Abortion. All barrier devices prevent the sperm from entering the uterus. This is done by sheathing the penis with a condom, or by covering the cervix with a diaphragm, cervical cap, or vaginal sponge. After publication of the first edition of this book. it was my great pleasure to see in the late. The history of birth control, also known as contraception and fertility control, refers to the methods or devices that have been historically used to prevent pregnancy. Planning and provision of birth control is called family planning. In some times and cultures, abortion had none of the stigma which it has today, making birth control less important; abortion was in practice a means of birth.