Birth Control Chapter 5 Summary

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In chapter 5, I learned about different ways of birth control. For males there are condoms for a barrier method. While for women, they have many barrier the methods and birth control pills. Male condoms fit over the penis, while the women condoms are single-use nitrile sheath for internal use during vaginal intercouse. Both condoms have options to use spermicides which is a substance that kills the sperm. Aside from condoms women have diaphragm, which is a latex, cup-shape that blocks access to the uterus. If the device is left more than 48 hours the women can get toxic shock syndrome which is when a specific bacterial toxins multiply and spread in the bloodstream. There are also oral contraceptives which are pills that contain hormones that
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