Birth Control And The Birth Of Children Essay

776 Words Jun 18th, 2015 4 Pages
Birth control is just what it says, it is methods used to regulate or prevent the birth of children. You might have other meanings like birth planning, family planning, fertility control, and Planned Parenthood but to me they all mean not having children. Most of the time when we speak of birth control we are talking about some type of man-made method therefore when it comes to giving birth control to teenagers, for many reasons, I am against it.
There are times when giving birth control to a teenage girl may be recommended by a gynecologist because of having problems with a heavy menstrual cycle, monthly cramps, or acne (Hayes, Ashley 2009). Some birth control are used for menstrual suppression, allowing you to have a period only four times a year, or even prevent your period from occurring for a full year. This helps women who find periods inconvenient and those who suffer from premenstrual syndrome or painful periods. Hormonal birth control is used for health benefits to protect from non-cancerous breast growths, ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, pelvis inflammatory disease, and anemia (Hayes Ashley 2009). Most of all they are used to prevent early pregnancies among teenagers.
When it comes to methods of birth control for teenagers, there are no best methods except abstinence. I say this because each method has its pros and cons (The Federal Government Source for Women’s Health Information). There are different methods such as, contraceptive sponge,…

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