Vol 78, No 8 (2007)
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Contraception – methods of preventing pregnancy. Part I: Fertility, contraception, natural methods of birth control

Romuald Dębski
Ginekol Pol 2007;78(8).

Abstract

The right to have a desired number of children is one of the main human rights Physical contacts, which are the source of considerable satisfaction and pleasure, are often performed not only for procreation. Human fertility depends mainly on the age, and is the highest in young women. Therefore, the group of patients who are emotionally immature but biologically mature enough to become mothers, needs the most effective prevention methods. There exist numerous methods of fertility control, which serve this purpose. In this article different contraception methods are presented. The natural methods, which consist in periodical sexual abstinence, are described in details. Their use can decrease the possibility of an unwanted pregnancy on hand, and facilitate the conceiving on the other.

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