Chapter 7 vocab
Last Modified: 2011-07-02
-opened the first US birth control clinic.
-played a huge role in getting birth control info to American women and making it legal for them to use the info.
contain only a low does of progestin and no estrogen, and were designed to avoid the estrogen-related side effects of the standard pills.
Lasts for 7 days, used for 3 weeks, then not used for 1 week.
Placed high up in the vagina and remains in place for 21 days.
Inhibits ovulation, thickens cervical mucus, and inhibits growth of the endometrium
Inserted into the vagina and fits snugly over the cervix.
A contraceptive cream or jelly must be applied.
Inserted up to 6 hours before and must be left in place for 6 hours after.
2 rings in on either end. one ring inserted into the vagina while the other is spread over the vaginal entrance.
Allows for cycles b/w 26-32 days and women cant have sex b/w days 8-19
used especially for later abortions, from 14-24 weeks' gestation.
also can be a Prostaglandin Abortion with prostaglandins injected, inducing labor
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