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birth control

n.
1. Voluntary prevention of conception by a man or a woman through the use of contraceptive techniques.
2. A contraceptive technique.

birth control

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) limitation of child-bearing by means of contraception. See also family planning

birth′ control`


n.
regulation of the number of children born through control or prevention of conception.
[1914, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.birth control - limiting the number of children bornbirth control - limiting the number of children born
coitus interruptus, pulling out, withdrawal method, onanism, withdrawal - a method of birth control in which coitus is initiated but the penis is deliberately withdrawn before ejaculation
natural family planning - any of several methods of family planning that do not involve sterilization or contraceptive devices or drugs; coitus is avoided during the fertile time of a woman's menstrual cycle
contraception, contraceptive method - birth control by the use of devices (diaphragm or intrauterine device or condom) or drugs or surgery
planning - an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action; "the planning was more fun than the trip itself"
Translations
تَحْديد النَّسلتَنْظِيم النَّسْل
antikoncepceantikoncepční politikaregulace porodnosti
præventionbørnebegrænsning
ehkäisy
kontracepcija
születésszabályozás
getnaîarvarnir
避妊
산아 제한
obmedzenie pôrodnosti
födelsekontroll
การคุมกำเนิด
việc sinh đẻ có kế hoạch

birth

(bəːθ) noun
1. (an) act of coming into the world, being born. the birth of her son; deaf since birth.
2. the beginning. the birth of civilization.
birth control
prevention of the conception of children.
ˈbirthday noun
the anniversary of the day on which a person was born. Today is his birthday; (also adjective) a birthday party.
ˈbirthmark noun
a permanent mark on the skin at or from birth. She has a red birthmark on her face.
ˈbirthplace noun
the place where a person etc was born. Shakespeare's birthplace.
ˈbirthrate noun
the number of births per head of population over a given period.
give birth (to)
(of a mother) to produce (a baby) from the womb. She has given birth to two sets of twins.

birth control

تَنْظِيم النَّسْل antikoncepce prævention Geburtenregelung έλεγχος γεννήσεων control de la natalidad ehkäisy contraception kontracepcija controllo delle nascite 避妊 산아 제한 anticonceptie prevensjon kontrola urodzeń controle de natalidade, controlo da natalidade регулирование рождаемости födelsekontroll การคุมกำเนิด doğum kontrolü việc sinh đẻ có kế hoạch 节育
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Research with adolescents has identified various barriers to birth control use.
While America's teens generally are comfortable talking to their mothers and fathers about dating and relationships, more than one in three say they are not when discussing birth control and the purchase of contraceptives.
The topic of] birth control was always on the questionnaires you had to fill out," she says and when I said I didn't use any, it always made them cock their heads.
Remember, no method of birth control is completely reliable except for having no sexual intercourse at all (abstinence).
Anti-abortion forces would rather refuse the underprivileged millions of dollars for birth control counseling than allow such advice to include abortion.
WASHINGTON -- Sex, birth control, flirting, relationships, breakups, booty calls, crushes, hook ups, hot dates and solo sessions.
The survey conducted this summer and released this month by the American Society for Emergency Contraception, a leading women's health advocacy group, indicated that both independent and chain pharmacies continue to restrict access to over-the-counter emergency birth control despite the removal of all purchase and shelving restrictions by the FDA in the summer of 2013.
Adele Gordon was a nurse who, during the 1930s, operated a commercially-sponsored birth control clinic in the city of Milwaukee and who, in 1935; was arrested and tried for precisely these activities.
In Wisconsin, the state pharmacy board recently imposed a $20,000 fine on Neil Noesen, who refused to refill a prescription for birth control pills presented by a university student.
Testimony from women interviewed by the Globe confirmed again what was happening at the time; namely, that many doctors were amenable to prescribing it to married women for birth control purposes even though the law forbade it.
With the help of foreign advisors, they set out to impose birth control practices in their countries.
The birth control pill has long been a favorite among women, with nearly one in five choosing this method.