BIRTH CONTROL

n. a combination of the devices and methods used to prevent conception and pregnancy. Voluntary in nature, it incolves the regulation in number and spacing of children. It makes use oral contraceptives, spermicides, and intauterine devices. It sometimes necessitates surgical operations such as tibal ligation and vasectomy.

BIRTH CONTROL: "Regarding the number and spacing of children, birth control requires the consent and cooperation of both parents."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIRTH CONTROL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/birth-control/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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