• The Birth Control Pill
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    The Birth Control Pill: The Pill with Many Issues Generations of women have lived with the task of controlling the childbearing process. In 1960, the Food and Drug Administration approved the birth control pill. The approval of the pill was a great event for women. The birth control pill not only prevents pregnancy, it also treats several feminine disorders. Before the birth control pill, many women turned to illegal or self-performed abortion. In 1973 abortion was made legal by the case of Roe ...
  • Birth Control Pills Effects Women
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    Methods of Birth Control Birth control pills are an oral contraceptive for women. They are monophasic, biphasic, or triphasic. Each type contains estrogen and progestin in differing amounts. Monophasic birth control pills maintain the same levels of estrogen and progestin throughout the course, while biphasic pills keep the estrogen level the same while increasing the progestin levels for the last 11 days of the pack, and triphasic pills are designed to mimic the natural menstrual cycle by varyi...
  • Birth Control Abortion Women Decision
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    How has the policy of birth control and abortion affected the nations of our world in the 20 th and 21 st century? Did you know that in the America there are four thousand abortions a day? The second highest rate in the world! In America we have the right between having an abortion or taking the responsibility to use birth control. In the twentieth century technological advantages has brought American to change their point of view in a major legal dispute. Abortion is the conclusion of a pregnan...
  • The Effects Of Birth Control
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    Richard Bradford IV. Mr. Jonathan Bishop Birth Control Report Tuesday March 28, 2000 The Effectiveness of Birth Control Todays woman has many birth control options that allow her to plan whether or not she has children, when she has children, and the age difference between her children. This paper is designed as an overview of available options about choosing a birth control method that matches the physical, emotional and lifestyle needs. I personally feel that the pill is a excellent, affordab...
  • Birth Control Woman Sperm Women
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    The practice of birth control prevents conception, thus limiting reproduction. The term birth control, coined by Margaret SANGER in 1914, usually refers specifically to methods of contraception, including STERILIZATION. The terms family planning and planned parenthood have a broader application. METHODS OF BIRTH CONTROL Attempts to control fertility have been going on for thousands of years. References to preventing conception are found in the writings of priests, philosophers, and physicians o...
  • Birth Control Women Population Pill
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    Birth Control The history of the Pill is a history interwoven with capitalism, exploitation, racism and classism. In that this is a historical look at oral contraception, this section will proceed in chronological order through the development, testing and present day situation of the Pill. This historical look will also discuss the effects of capitalism, exploitation, racism and classism, with a careful look at how the effects of oral contraception were felt in vastly different ways by white wo...
  • Birth Control Options Condoms Cap Effective
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    Hannah Lager P. E. Teen Health Issues BIRTH CONTROL OPTIONS Over the years, birth control has evolved into an integral part of our society. Millions of women all over the world use some form of birth control, and it is growing more popular. There are many different kinds of birth control and it is important to be informed of your choices. In the past twenty years the number of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases has grown dramatically. Alaska has one of the highest teen preg...
  • The Woman Rebel Birth Control
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    Starting in the 1830 s, a state-by-state drive to prohibit abortion developed and was largely successful by 1880. It was spurred by a backlash against the women's rights movement that reflected anxieties about women deserting their conventional position as mothers, and by professionalizing physicians eager to restrict their competition from 'irregular' practitioners, many of them offering abortion services. Then in 1873 all birth-control information was specifically included within the definitio...
  • Margaret Sanger Women Control Birth
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    Nearly 70 years ago, one woman pioneered one of the most radical and transforming political movements of the century. Through the life that she led and the lessons she taught us, many know her as the "one girl revolution." Though Margaret Sanger's revolution may be even more controversial now than during her 50-year career of national and international battles, her opinions can teach us many lessons. Due to her strong influence in history, our society has increased health awareness for women, ma...
  • Birth Control Women Information Don
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    Birth Control Birth control has been a topic affecting women's and men's health, religion, sexuality and peace of mind for many years. Let me start with the history of birth control. A variety of birth control methods have been used throughout history and across cultures. In ancient Egypt women used dried crocodile dung and honey as vaginal suppositories to prevent pregnancy. One of the earliest mentions of contraceptive vaginal suppositories appears in the E bers Medical Papyrus, a medical guid...
  • Birth Control Method Health Care
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    What is the best method of birth control (or contraception)? All women and men should have control over if and when they become parents. Making decisions about birth control, or contraception, is not easy - there are many things to think about. Learning about birth control methods you or your partner can use to prevent pregnancy and talking with your health care provider are two good ways to get started. There is no 'best' method of birth control. Each method has its own pros and cons. Some met...
  • Birth Control Pregnancy Progestin Intercourse
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    What exactly is birth control? Birth control means things that can be done to ensure that pregnancy only happens if and when wanted. Nowadays there are a great variety of ways to assure birth control. However, there is only one way that can be considered 100 percent secure. The more it is known about birth control options, the better chances of avoiding an unwanted pregnancy and reducing the risks of getting a sexually transmitted disease, including AIDS. The only guaranteed option of birth cont...
  • Margaret Sanger Birth Control
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    During the early twentieth century, the rate of unwanted childbirth was very high. Women in poor neighborhoods lived their lives in an almost constant state of pregnancy. Margaret Sanger recognized the need for women to be able to control their childbearing. She believed that unintentional childbearing caused many problems. She felt it led to poverty, abuse, crime, alcoholism, and joblessness. She saw the effect it had on the women's emotional states and decided to make a difference. She provid...
  • Birth Control Eugenics Women Roberts
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    Staci Danielle McElwainWST 150 S. 04 Eugenics Paper 9-14-99 Eugenics: An Excuse to be a Racist or a Means to a Better Tomorrow? The term eugenics was coined in the late 19 th century. Its goal was to apply the breeding practices and techniques used in plants and animals to human reproduction. Francis Galton stated in his Essays in Eugenics that he wished to influence 'the useful classes' in society to put more of their DNA in the gene pool. The goal was to collect records of families who were su...
  • Christians And Contraception Birth Control
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    Christians and Contraception: Why it is Your Choice, and Why Christianity Was Wrong in the Past INTRODUCTION Contraception History Contraception is defined by Webster s II New Riverside Dictionary as the prevention of conception. Its synonym is birth control; defined as the avoidance of unwanted pregnancies by preventing fertilization by the use of contraceptives or continence. It is argued that many forms of birth control are not in fact contraceptives because they do not interrupt the conceptu...
  • History Of Birth Control
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    History of Birth Control Although birth control has been practiced since ancient times, the first organized efforts developed during the 19 th century as population increased dramatically because of improved medical care, nutrition, and sanitation. However, birth control met with resistance. In 1873 the United States Congress enacted the Comstock Law, which prohibited the distribution of birth-control devices and information. During the early 1900 s, American nurse Margaret Sanger led the birth-...
  • The Catholic Church And Birth
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    The Catholic Church is the world's largest, and oldest, Christian religion. The churches over 860 million members count for almost one-fifth of the of the Earths population. Such a large religion is open to be interpreted in many ways, to avoid having the Churches views distorted they have the Catechism. The Catechism is the place to go for information about Catholic belief. This book attempts to explain a Catholics Questions like Why is the Catholic Church opposed to birth control Where in the...
  • Margaret Sanger Feminist Birth Control
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    Margaret Sanger and the Progressive Era Margaret Sanger was a radical, a feminist, a writer, and a leader of the birth control movement. Sanger published a journal, The Woman Rebel, all about her thoughts on this subject, in 1914. Her mission was to defy the law and provide women with contraceptive information. She believed that women could change the social structure of society by obtaining sexual equality through birth control. She soon became an activist and was determined to educate women a...
  • Providing Birth Control To Teenagers
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    Teenage sexuality and birth control are topics of conversation that many adults find themselves unwilling to discuss. However, ignoring these issues will not make them disappear. The fact of the matter remains that teens are having sex and need to be properly educated to prevent unwanted pregnancies and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. Because of the large number of unplanned teen pregnancies, the distribution of birth control amongst teens is a much-needed practice. However, many ad...
  • Birth Control Major Research Paper
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    Topic: Birth Control Description of Topic The controversy of birth control evolves around an issue that has puzzled our morality for years passed. Through countless instances man has tried to separate the sexual act from that of procreation and subsequent childbearing. However, the essence of choosing acceptably lies not only within our morality, but additionally in our power to surmount through the pressure that exists in today's world. Hence our morality, coupled with society's constraints, bl...