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

n (Med) the rhythm methodil metodo Ogino-Knauss
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Starting at 5pm and headlined by Cabbage, the event across two rooms at The Ritz will feature PINS, The Blinders, Rhythm Method, Witch Fever, Lady Bird, Sports Team plus more to be announced.
Yes, the rhythm method, when your temperature goes up you're ovulating (red days) and add five more red days because sperm can survive that long.
Australian acid rock dance hybrid Jagwar Ma also feature on the eclectic bill, as does former Beta Band mainstay Steve Mason, psych-shoegazers Toy, Palace, Honeyblood, Cabbage, Vaults, Tash Sultana, Tom Grennan, Superfood, Island, Formation, Pins, The Rhythm Method, Skott, Xamvolo, Ten Tonnes, Aine Cahill, The Lightning Year, Slang, Klangstof, Daniel O Sullivan, Gulp, The Pheromoans, Tom House Smith and Yucatan.
Other distinctly odd sexual settings included a train set, wine rack and xylophone, the latter used, presumably, by a couple practicing the rhythm method.
The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess will be bringing his Tim Peaks Diner to the event, headlined by London pop duo The Rhythm Method, and a second indoor stage will be curated by Northern Quarter bar Jimmy's, opened last year by One Night Only brothers George and Jimmy Craig.
A The Rhythm Section B The Rhythm Kings C The Rhythm Method D The Rhythm Boys QUESTION 4 - for 4 points: Indigo is a dark form of which colour?
He dedicated it to the Catholic Church, as the rhythm method is the reason he came to be here today.
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.
On the other hand, the Standard Days Method, as a simplified improvement of the earlier calendar rhythm method, has gained much wider acceptability.
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.
Even the church's teaching with regard to the rhythm method is a modification of its previous views on birth control.