Contraception Facts/Info

100% effective birth control method
abstinence
sterilization method for men
vasectomy
covers the woman’s cervix (2 choices)
diaphragm/ cervical cap
can prevent the spread of STDs
condom
placed inside a woman’s uterus and is the shape of a “T”
IUD
inserted no more than 15 minutes before intercourse
foam
charts woman’s cycle on calendar
rhythm
sterilization method for women
tubal ligation
tampon-like contraceptive that is inserted into the vagina
sponge
pulling out method
withdrawal
injection that is effective for 3 months
depo provera
hormone inserts effective for 3 years
implants
hormone taken daily
pill
hormones are on an adhesive and changed weekly for three weeks in a row and on week four, none is worn
patch
monthly hormone are enclosed in a flexible ring that is inserted into the vagina for three weeks, removed for one week and then replaced with a new ring
Nuva ring
What are the four categories of contraceptives?
chemical, barrier, permanent, and other
name three examples of a chemical type of contraceptive
– pill
– patch
– Depo Provera
– Implant
– Plan B
– Nuva Ring
name two examples of a barrier type of contraceptive
– sponge
– condom
– spermicidal foam
– diaphragm/ cervical cap
what are the two types of permanent contraceptives?
vasectomy (men) and tubal ligation (women)
name two other types of contraceptives
– abstinence
– abortion
– IUD
– Rhythm Method

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