birth control device

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Noun1.birth control device - an agent or device intended to prevent conceptionbirth control device - an agent or device intended to prevent conception
cervical cap - a contraceptive device consisting of a small thimble-shaped cup that is placed over the uterine cervix to prevent the entrance of spermatozoa
coil - a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb
condom, prophylactic, safe, rubber, safety - contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
contraceptive diaphragm, pessary, diaphragm - a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic; it is filled with spermicide and fitted over the uterine cervix
intrauterine device, IUD - contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus
morning-after pill - a large dose of estrogen taken orally within 24 to 72 hours after intercourse; prevents implantation of a fertilized ovum and so acts as a contraceptive; commonly used after rape or incest
anovulant, anovulatory drug, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, oral contraceptive pill, pill - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
spermatocide, spermicide - a contraceptive agent that kills spermatozoa
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Essure is a permanent birth control device that doctors in a 10-minute procedure implant into a woman's fallopian tubes, which carry eggs from the ovaries to the uterus.
Cytyc officials said yesterday about 50 percent of all Novasure procedures require a follow-up usage of a birth control device.
FIFTY women are suing makers of a birth control device for more than pounds 7million after becoming pregnant.
Near-perfect use of the cervical cap carries a first-year pregnancy risk of 6 percent -- half the risk posed by typical use of the cap, say researchers who have completed the largest clinical trial to date of the recently introduced birth control device.
The relaxed context of Donaldson's quasi-scholarly approach, which includes no index or list of works cited, although many critical and biographical texts are mentioned in passing, empowers him to speculate that as Ernest and Hadley "played their erotic games together" in the winter of 1923, "unspoken between them lay the terrible hurt of his lost work, the baby she wanted and he didn't, and, quite possibly, the ghost of Agnes von Kurowsky." Was the timing of Hadley s pregnancy, presumably resulting from her failure to bring birth control devices with her to Lausanne, intentional, as some fictional appropriators have claimed?
Catholic opposition to the Vatican's position on artificial birth control was reported as far back as 1965, when the Harris poll found that 52 percent of Catholics in the United States thought the Catholic church should allow Catholics to use birth control devices, 15 percent said the church should continue the ban, and 33 percent were unsure.
Female patients using intrauterine birth control devices or birth control pills.
The effective contraceptive methods of birth control include intrauterine and implantable birth control devices followed by a number of hormone based methods including oral pills, patches, vaginal rings, and injections.
Other signs of the emerging swinging 60s include the mention of birth control devices, indoor bathrooms, sexier nurses' uniforms and even - crikey!
The major hope for the country is that economic growth and the 2012 passage of the Reproductive Health Act mandating birth control devices and sex education in the schools can combine to slow population growth.