rhythm method


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rhythm method

n.
A birth-control method characterized by abstinence from sexual intercourse during the period of ovulation.

rhythm method

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a method of controlling conception without the aid of a contraceptive device, by restricting sexual intercourse to those days in a woman's menstrual cycle on which conception is considered least likely to occur. See also safe period

rhythm′ meth`od


n.
a method of birth control by abstaining from sexual intercourse when ovulation is most likely to occur.
[1935–40]
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Noun1.rhythm method - natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle)rhythm method - natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle)
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
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rhythm method

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In 1963, Catholic physician John Rock reported that couples using the rhythm method experienced rates of unplanned pregnancy that were two to three times higher than those using other methods of contraception.
The participants answered questions on their individual history of GDM and the types of birth control they used before and after pregnancy such as vasectomy, tubal ligation, condoms, birth control pills, contraceptive patches, injections, cervical ring, diaphragm, intrauterine device, withdrawal, rhythm method or any other method.
This enables a couple to plan for a pregnancy or to avoid a pregnancy NFP is definitely not the Rhythm Method of the 1950's.
The study, carried out by Behaviour & Attitudes on behalf of Bayer Healthcare, found a further 9% rely on natural techniques such as the rhythm method and withdrawal.
Even the church's teaching with regard to the rhythm method is a modification of its previous views on birth control.
If a timely dose of semen does nudge an egg's release, he says, "It could be why we sometimes call couples who practice the rhythm method 'parents.
To promote abstinence till marriage--which presumably eliminates the risk of STDs--and to endorse a "natural" method of family planning called the rhythm method, or, as they prefer to label it, the Creighton Model FertilityCare System.
Mention "natural birth control," and jokes about the rhythm method or "Vatican roulette" come to mind.
Formed as The Rhythm Method back in 2007, after Richie and Sanders met while playing in South Wales funk band Omega 66, the pair are the only remaining members of the band who released one EP on Cardiff's See Monkey Do Monkey Recordings.
New York, June 4 (ANI): Forty percent teen girls aged 15 to 19 say they've had sex at least once and prefer the rhythm method of birth control, according to new statistics.
If we'd used the rhythm method of contraception I'd be trading in the jalopy for a 12-seater mini-van.