CALENDAR METHOD OF BIRTH CONTROL

n. a natural method of contraception which is based on a woman's monthly cycle. Following the female pattern of ovulation and menstruation, pregnancy is prevented by avoiding sexual intercourse during her fertile period, such as the middle days when ovulation occurs. See rhythm method.

CALENDAR METHOD OF BIRTH CONTROL: "The calendar method of birth control is not 100% successful, since some menstrual cycles are simply too irregular."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CALENDAR METHOD OF BIRTH CONTROL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/calendar-method-of-birth-control/ (accessed June 16, 2019).
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