Birth control
Birth control, also known as contraception and fertility control, are methods or devices used to prevent pregnancy. Planning, provision and use of birth control is called family planning. Birth contro...
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Religious views on birth control
Religious adherents vary widely in their views on birth control. This can be true even between different branches of one faith, as in the case of Judaism. Some religious believers find that their ow...
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Protestant views on birth control
Protestant views on contraception are markedly more pluralistic than the views expressed by the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church, due to historical divergences of theological thought that bega...
Unintended pregnancy
Unintended pregnancies are pregnancies that are mistimed, unplanned or unwanted at the time of conception. Unintended pregnancy mainly results from engaging in vaginal sexual activity without the use ...
Bedsider
Bedsider.org (Bedsider) is a free birth control support network for women ages 18–29. The network is operated by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy; a research based non-pro...
Birth credit
A "choice-based, marketable, birth license plan" or "birth credits" for population control has been promoted by urban designer and environmental activist Michael E. Arth since the 1990s. Previous ite...
Reproductive life plan
A reproductive life plan is a plan for whether, when and how to have children. It includes personal goals, and states how to achieve them. The plan is based on a person's priorities and goals with r...
Carrying capacity
The carrying capacity of a biological species in an environment is the maximum population size of the species that the environment can sustain indefinitely, given the food, habitat, water, and other ...
Animal population control
Population control is the practice of artificially altering the size of any population. It typically refers to the act of limiting the size of an animal population so that it remains manageable, as op...
Lactational amenorrhea method
Lactational amenorrhea is the temporary postnatal infertility that occurs when a woman is amenorrheic (not menstruating) and fully breastfeeding.
For women who meet the criteria (listed below), LA...
Pearl Index
The Pearl Index, also called the Pearl rate, is the most common technique used in clinical trials for reporting the effectiveness of a birth control method.
Three kinds of information are needed t...
Birth control sabotage
Reproductive coercion (also called coerced reproduction) are threats or acts of violence against a partner's reproductive health or reproductive decision-making and is a collection of behaviors intend...
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Conscience clause (medical)
Conscience clauses are legal clauses attached to laws in some parts of the United States which permit pharmacists, physicians, and other providers of health care not to provide certain medical service...
Moral theology of John Paul I
The moral theology of John Paul I has been openly debated and his opinions expressed on Humanae Vitae, artificial insemination and homosexuality have been cited as a significant part of Pope John Paul...
Catholic theology of the body
In Roman Catholicism, the theology of the body is based on the belief that the human body has its origin in God. It will be, like the body of Jesus, Resurrected, transformed and taken into heavenly gl...
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Safe sex
Safe sex is sexual activity engaged in by people who have taken precautions to protect themselves against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as HIV/AIDS. It is also referred to as safer sex o...
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POPLINE
POPLINE (or Population Information Online) is a reproductive health database, containing citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of popula...
Human population control
Human population control is the practice of artificially altering the rate of growth of a human population. Historically human population control has been implemented with the goal of increasing the r...
Natural fertility
Actual natural fertility is based on cohort parity: the fraction of women in a cohort who have reached a specific parity or number of children. Natural fertility refers to the absence of parity-specif...
Sustainable Population Australia
Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) (formerly Australians for an Ecologically Sustainable Population) is an Australian special advocacy group, founded in Canberra in 1988, that seeks to establish a...
Quiverfull
Quiverfull is a movement among some conservative evangelical Protestant couples, chiefly in the United States, but with some adherents in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Britain and elsewhere. It prom...
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Jewish views on contraception
The Jewish view on birth control currently varies between the Orthodox, Conservative and Reform branches of Judaism. Among Orthodox Judaism, use of birth control has been considered only acceptable fo...
Margaret Sanger
Margaret Higgins Sanger (September 14, 1879 – September 6, 1966) was an American birth control activist, sex educator, and nurse. Sanger popularized the term birth control, opened the first birth...
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Contraceptive security
Contraceptive security (CS) is a situation in which people are able to reliably choose, obtain, and use quality contraceptives and condoms for family planning and sexually transmitted disease (includi...