An Introduction to Birth Control obstretician.

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Zamboanga, Republic of the Philippines (May 29, 2006) Ð Navy Hospital Corpsman Mark Almario translates while Mary Herlihy, an obstetrician/ gynecologist from Project HOPE (Health Opportunities for People Everywhere) records information from a patient prior to receiving medical attention aboard the U.S. Military Sealift Command (MSC) hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) while anchored off the coast on a scheduled humanitarian visit. Project HOPEÕs mission is to achieve sustainable advances in health care around the world by implementing health education programs, conducting health policy research, and providing humanitarian assistance in areas of need. Mercy is on a five-month deployment during which it will visit areas of South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands where its crew and several health and civic related organizations will work together to aid in humanitarian and civic efforts. Like all US Naval forces, Mercy is able to rapidly respond to a range of situations on short notice. Mercy is uniquely capable of supporting medical and humanitarian assistance needs and has been configured with special medical equipment and a robust multi-specialized medical team to provide a range of services ashore as well as on board the ship. The medical staff is augmented with assistance crews, many of whom are part of non-governmental organizations and have significant medical capabilities. U.S. Navy photo by PhotographerÕs Mate 1st Class Michael R. McCormick. (RELEASED)


The dictionary defines birth control as “a regimen of one or more actions, devices, or medications followed in order to deliberately prevent or reduce the likelihood of a woman becoming pregnant.” Birth control has become imperative in today’s world, due to the global rise in population, need for family planning and also to safeguard oneself from unwanted pregnancy.

obstretician – There are various methods of birth control that one can adopt, including the withdrawal method, or coitus interruptus; barrier methods like condom, diaphragm, cervical cap or contraceptive sponge; chemical methods like contraceptive pills, contraceptive patch, or the progesterone-only pill (POP); intrauterine methods; fertility awareness methods and more.

Obstretician, chemical abortions and herbal abortifacients to end unwanted pregnancies

Some permanent birth control solutions are surgical sterilization, which includes tubal ligation for women and vasectomy for men. Obstretician – Although there are many alternate methods of birth control available in the market, the most commonly used methods are contraceptive pills and condoms. Contraceptive pills or oral contraceptives consist of a pill with doses of synthetic hormones like progestin or estrogen, taken orally by a woman to prevent pregnancy. The contraceptive pills are considered to be a reliable mode of preventing pregnancy, but can sometimes also result in certain side effects like obesity, headaches or depression in some women. Condoms were traditionally manufactured for men but now are available for female users. A dual function, as they not only help in avoiding pregnancy but also prevent sexually transmitted diseases like HIV/AIDS. Contraceptive patches are also fast gaining popularity. A woman applies contraceptive patches on her skin for a week, and they release synthetic hormones to prevent pregnancy. They act in the same manner as contraceptive pills. Contraceptive patches in Canada and US are sold under the brand name Ortho Evra, and are sold only by prescription.