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Strategies that will prevent pregnancy

There are many used methods to prevent pregnancy, The methods that we chose were Abstinence and Condoms. Abstinence is the practice of not having sex until marriage or any relationship you may have with your partner. Abstinence can also be referred to alcohol or food. The other method we chose is Condoms, Condoms are a latex sheath that slide over the penis and prevent pregnancy.The way condoms prevent pregnancy is by the latex sheath which blocks the sperm from entering the ovaries to cause pregnancy.
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questions married couples should ask.

Married couples who want to have a child or children should discuss questions like we are about to state right now. 1.One of the questions to consider is having an education and career some couples want to complete school or college before having a child. If not completing school or college it can be very difficult to raise a child with hardly no education or schooling. 2. The other question is the time and energy devoted to the child. Raising a child and working can be hard and challenging so you have to be able to be able to devote attention to the child make it mature, discipline it, and raise it right.

Other questions married couples should ask before having a child.

3. Another question is that if the couple is financially prepared to raise the child. A child is a big responsibility and has to have money to aid to it and for it to survive. 4. The last question to ask is are mentally stable and matured enough to take care of the child.

How a pregnancy occurs.

A pregnancy occurs by 3 key events called ovulation, fertilization, and implantation. Once a month a females body prepares for a pregnancy during a process called ovulation. Fertilization is a process in which a sperm joins with an egg to create a new human. This process occurs in fallopian tubes. During sexual intercourse the erect penis delivers millions of sperm into the vagina.The process from releasing the sperm from the penis is called ejaculation. One sperm enters the vagina they swim into the uterus then the fallopian tubes. The fertilized egg or zygote begins to grow it travels into the uterus. In the uterus the developing baby called the embryo attaches itself to the uterine lining during a process called implantation. Then the human will grow.

Mens contraceptive methods

One contraceptive for males is condoms. Condoms are a latex sheath that goes over the penis. This method prevents pregnancy by not letting the sperm escape. The second method is vasectomy. Vasectomy is a permanent type of sterilization, a doctor performs a vasectomy during a office visit, this procedure is when a doctor cuts the vas deferens and seals the cut tubes by being burned and permanently closed. Another contraceptive and the last is abstinence. Abstinence is when the male waits for sex until marriage or a close relationship.

How STDs are spread

STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) are infectious diseases that are spread by sexual contact. The way the diseases can be spread are by sexual contact with infected body fluids or infected skin. The examples of STDs are chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and genital herpes. This is the reason to be in abstinence and not be sexually active.

Facts about STDs and HIV/AIDS

The facts about STD and HIV/AIDS are endless. But we will summarize the 7 facts you need to know about STDs and HIV/AIDS. 1. STDs are caused by viruses, bacteria, and protozoans. This means you can be infected with one or more STDs. 2. STDs are spread by exchange of body fluids, genital-to-genital contact, mouth-to-genital contact, genital-to-anal contact, or direct contact with skin lesions. 3. Anyone who engages in high-risk behaviors can contract STDs or HIV/AIDS. 4. HIV/AIDS and many STDs cause few or no symptoms in the early stages of infection. 5.Some STDs , but not all, can be cured by antibiotics. One disease that cannot be cured today is AIDS, but however there are pills to slow down the virus. 6. STDs and HIV/AIDS are serious high risk. STDs not treated can lead to cancer and infertility. HIV can shut down the immune system and can lead to the lethal disease AIDS if not treated right. 7. STDs and HIV/AIDS can ruin your reputation at any age by people knowing you had STDs or HIV/AIDS.

STDs common in teens

The bacterial STDs common in teens are chlamydia and gonorrhea. The viral STDs is HPV (Human Papilloma Virus), and Genital Herpes.

Risk factors that can lead to STDs or HIV

the risk factors are, 1. are skin to skin contact with legions of a victim of STDs. This is the most significant STD that spreads very quickly. 2. STDs usually happen during sexual intercourse in different types of sexual actions. 3. This method is by using drug syringes used by STD carriers. 4. After you drink after somebody who carries STDs the person who drinks from the STD carrier will get STDs. 5. Any blood contact or free bleeding in a person with STDs would give the person with the blood on them would contract STDs.

Best way to eliminate STDs and HIV infections for teens

The best way to prevent STDs or HIV is to be abstinence. Abstinence is when a person does not have sex until marriage or a close relationship. The second best choice for couples is Monogamy. Monogamy is the best choice for couples because monogamy is only having one partner to have sexual intercourse with.

Responsible decisions lead to a negative test

Decisions like this one we are talking about are that people do not be immature and don't have sex with a STD carrier. These decisions are made by you and only you, not your friends, or random people. By making these decisions to not have sex or to wear or use contraceptives during sex. This can stop the spread of STDs and pregnancy.

What to do if you think you have an STD

If people you have had sex with has or has had an STD in the present or past this is what you should do. What you should do first is talk to a parent or an adult you can trust. After the discussion talk or go to a healthcare provider and get tested right away. When the test is done wait for the tests to come back and do not have sex with anybody else until the test comes back positive.

4 choices to protect against STDs

The four choices are abstinence, do not share needles, do not have sex with someone who has many sexual partners, and use a condom.

Sources

www.dosomething.org , sexualityandu.ca , our sexual education packet, www.itsyourlife.com , www.womenweb.org , and wikipedia.


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