Results for: Contraceptive

Okra seed used as contraceptive?

  Okra and okra seeds contain trace amounts of gossypol, a polyphenolic aldehyde with male contraceptive properties that is also found in higher concentrations in cottonse (MORE)

Why are there 21 pills in a contraceptive packet?

  1 pill for each of the 3 weeks, most packs have a 7 day sugar pill (placebo pills..they dont do anything except keep you in the habit of taking a pill) and that 21 say + (MORE)
In Judaism

Do orthodox Jews believe in contraception?

The ideal in Orthodox Judaism is to have as many children as God grants. Contraception is forbidden except in cases which must be ascertained with a halakhic authority (an aut (MORE)

How does contraceptive pills work?

Contraceptive pills (both birth control pills and emergency contraceptives) work by thickening cervical mucus to prevent sperm from accessing the ovaries, suppressing (prevent (MORE)

Is contraception a sin?

the reason why the Catholic Church does not agree with artificial  contraception is that the Church believes life is God-given and  therefore we have no right to alter God's (MORE)
In Health

What are ways of contraception?

Abstinence is the only 100% effective method of birth control. There are lots of different ways for contraception. There is: -male or female condom -diaphragm -the pill (MORE)