Flashcards in Contraception Deck (4)
Describe natural methods of contraception and give an example.
Natural methods of contraception are methods without a physical or chemical barrier.
- Natural family planning: planning with love and commitment by avoiding having sex during a woman's fertile period.
Describe artificial methods of contraception and give an example.
Artificial methods either prevent the sperm from meeting the egg, stop a woman producing eggs or stop the fertilised egg from staying in the womb.
- The coil
- The contraceptive pill
- Morning-after pill
What is the Catholic attitude towards contraception? (Give two details)
- Sex should be creative and uniting
- NFP is accepted however
- Pope Pius condemned all forms of contraception