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Ch 13: Contraception and Family Planning

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Watch video lessons on contraception methods and pregnancy planning. Each lesson is accompanied by a short multiple-choice quiz you can use to check your understanding of these family planning topics.

Contraception and Family Planning - Chapter Summary

Lessons in this chapter address the factors that influence a couple's decision to have children and present the advantages and disadvantages to various contraception methods. Instructors can also teach you about methods for preventing unplanned pregnancies and issues to consider before getting pregnant. This chapter can help you learn about:

  • Types of contraception
  • Considerations for pregnancy planning
  • Legal issues regarding abortion
  • Vasectomy and tubal ligation

Our lessons come with an entertaining video and a transcript so you can get the information in two ways. Transcripts are also seeded with highlighted key-vocabulary words and links to other articles that provide an enhanced contextual understanding of the subject matter. The instructors are available to answer any questions you may have via our user interface.

10 Lessons in Chapter 13: Contraception and Family Planning
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Barrier Methods of Contraceptives: Types, Advantages & Disadvantages

1. Barrier Methods of Contraceptives: Types, Advantages & Disadvantages

Barrier methods of contraceptives are a popular tool to use when attempting to prevent pregnancy. Learn more about the types, advantages, and disadvantages of this contraception.

Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Introduction and Birth Control Pills

2. Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Introduction and Birth Control Pills

Hormonal methods of contraception have a range of successful statistics and popularity but also side effects. Learn more about birth control pills and their impact on women's health and preventing pregnancy.

Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Contraceptive Patch, Ring, and Implants

3. Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Contraceptive Patch, Ring, and Implants

Explore different hormonal methods of contraception including the contraceptive patch, ring, and implants. Learn about the benefits and side effects of each method of fertilization prevention.

Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Contraceptive Injections and IUDs

4. Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Contraceptive Injections and IUDs

Contraceptives can be used to manage fertility or prevent conception. Explore the two most common hormonal methods of contraception in the United States: the Depo-Provera contraceptive injection and intrauterine devices (IUDs).

Female Sterilization Procedures: Tubal Ligation and Tubal Occlusion

5. Female Sterilization Procedures: Tubal Ligation and Tubal Occlusion

Aside from birth control through contraceptives, females can avoid pregnancy through sterilization. Learn about the sterilization procedures of tubal ligation and tubal occlusion, and understand reversal options.

Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade: Summary, Decision & Impact on Abortion

6. Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade: Summary, Decision & Impact on Abortion

One of the most debated topics in American society is abortion. Explore one of the most impactful court cases in American history, ~'Roe v. Wade,~' including its summary, Supreme Court decision, and its impact on abortion by examining its context as well as its support and opposition.

Abortion and Miscarriage: Methods and Causes

7. Abortion and Miscarriage: Methods and Causes

There are many common misconceptions on the differences between abortion and miscarriage. Learn about what causes a miscarriage and the different types of abortions.

Vasectomy: Purpose, Advantages & Disadvantages

8. Vasectomy: Purpose, Advantages & Disadvantages

Vasectomy is a simple surgical procedure that involves the cutting of a man's vas deferens as a form of male birth control. Learn more about a vasectomy, its purpose, its advantages and disadvantages, and a no scalpel vasectomy.

Key Issues When Planning A Pregnancy

9. Key Issues When Planning A Pregnancy

Pregnancy planning involves goal-setting and action that will create the best possible environment for a mother and fetus. Learn about some key issues when planning a pregnancy, including medications and supplements, medical conditions, fetal alcohol syndrome, and other important factors, such as healthy eating and sleeping.

Making the Decision to Have Children

10. Making the Decision to Have Children

There are several issues to consider when making the decision to have children. Explore the decision-making process involved in having children, which includes considering how a person's life changes before and after kids and the concept of the biological clock.

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