Ch 13: Contraception and Family Planning

About This Chapter

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
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Barrier Methods of Contraceptives: Types, Advantages & Disadvantages

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

While you are probably all familiar with what a condom is, did you know there are a lot of other options out there for preventing pregnancy? Learn about some of the barrier methods of contraception in this lesson.

Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Introduction and Birth Control Pills

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

We have all heard of the birth control pill, right? And many of you women out there probably take some form of birth control. But do you really understand how it works or what the different options are? Learn about the basics of hormonal contraceptives in this lesson.

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

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

Did you know there are many forms of contraception out there, and not just condoms and birth control pills? Learn about some of the other options in this lesson on hormone-based contraceptives.

Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Contraceptive Injections and IUDs

4. Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Contraceptive Injections and IUDs

Did you know there are some methods of birth control that last up to five years! Or, if that is too long, some that last three months at a time? Learn about these two options in this lesson on contraceptive injections and IUDs.

Female Sterilization Procedures: Tubal Ligation and Tubal Occlusion

5. Female Sterilization Procedures: Tubal Ligation and Tubal Occlusion

So, you and your spouse have reached that point in life where you are done having kids. What now? In this lesson, you will learn about some of the methods of permanent female sterilization available to women who have decided not to have any more children.

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

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

''Roe v. Wade, 1973'' was the landmark Supreme Court decision in regard to legalized abortion. Learn about the case, the decision and its impact on the United States.

Abortion and Miscarriage: Methods and Causes

7. Abortion and Miscarriage: Methods and Causes

This lesson will teach you whether exercise can cause a miscarriage, what the major cause of miscarriage is, and what the two major classes of abortion are.

Vasectomy: Purpose, Advantages & Disadvantages

8. Vasectomy: Purpose, Advantages & Disadvantages

You may have heard of a guy 'getting snipped,' a procedure otherwise known as a vasectomy. What this entails may be simpler than you think. Learn about the procedure, effects and reversal options in this lesson on the vasectomy.

Key Issues When Planning A Pregnancy

9. Key Issues When Planning A Pregnancy

When planning a pregnancy, important things must be considered to ensure maximum safety of both mother and child. This includes taking an assessment of your medications, supplements, medical conditions, and habits.

Making the Decision to Have Children

10. Making the Decision to Have Children

In this lesson, I face one of my greatest fears: talking about having kids. We'll look at some points to consider, such as the costs and the way it changes a person's life. In addition, the idea of baby fever is also looked at.

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