Abstinence as a method of birth control
Read Online

Abstinence as a method of birth control fertility and child-spacing practices among rural Yoruba women of Nigeria by I. O. Oruboloye

  • 211 Want to read
  • ·
  • 44 Currently reading

Published by Dept. of Demography, Australian National University, Distributed by the Australian National University Press in Canberra, Miami, Florida .
Written in English



  • Nigeria.


  • Sexual abstinence -- Nigeria.,
  • Birth intervals -- Nigeria.,
  • Women, Yoruba -- Sexual behavior.,
  • Women, Yoruba -- Social conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 106-116.

StatementI.O. Orubuloye.
SeriesChanging African family project series ;, monograph no. 8
LC ClassificationsRG147.N6 O78 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 116 p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3789908M
ISBN 100909409145
LC Control Number81068099

Download Abstinence as a method of birth control


Abstinence as a Birth Control Option Abstinence basically means to not engage in any sort of sexual activity. % effective way to ensure pregnancy or STI transmission does not occur. Periodic abstinence during the fertile days is a method of birth control involving periods of sexual abstinence, which may result in unplanned pregnancies. This chapter makes use of this unique set of personal accounts of marital intimacy to explore the relationship between birth control practices and abstinence. This involves considering the differences in attitudes among the interviewees to various methods of birth control Cited by: 1. For a woman using abstinence as a method of birth control, perfect use would mean not giving in to biological urges or social pressures and having sex; perfect use would mean Author: Libby Anne.

Experts recommend that those using abstinence as a primary method for birth control should have backup method also readily available such as such as use of condoms or emergency contraceptive pills. Deliberate non-penetrative sex without vaginal sex or deliberate oral sex without vaginal sex is also sometimes considered as a birth control . However, some types of birth control are more effective than others. No single birth control method on the chart has a % effective rate. Contraception, or birth control, is divided into different types: Hormonal Methods. There are birth control products that use combined hormones, such as the patch, the pill, or vaginal ring. There are also progestin-only birth control pills . Prevention is the safest and most effective method of birth control. Hormonal methods (the Pill, Mirena IUD, Patch, implant, DepoProvera) are highly effective when used as directed. Abstinence works as an effective form of birth control by eliminating all chances of sperm fertilizing an egg. Unlike other forms of birth control that work to prevent pregnancy regardless of the exchange of sexual fluids, abstinence .

A handy table on the FamilyDoctor website compares the failure rates of various birth control methods. It lists periodic abstinence methods as having a 20% failure rate, but that includes the less effective rhythm methods as well as the methods . The Second Book of Enoch contains a section, called Exaltation of Melchizedek, which says that Melchizedek was born of a virgin, Sofonim (or Sopanima), the wife of Nir, a brother of Noah. The child . Learn about abstinence as birth control, everyone's first method and % effective in preventing pregnancy. Information about birth control and sexuality for Christians. A family planning resource for Christian couples with moral considerations for various methods of contraception. The truth about birth control . Abstinence prevents pregnancy because sexual intercourse does not take place. It involves refraining from any activity that leads to an exchange of body fluids. Periodic abstinence is often used by couples who are practicing the fertility awareness method of birth control .