Essay about The Abortion Part Of Planned Parenthood

1810 Words Dec 21st, 2015 8 Pages
Planned Parenthood helps a lot of people avoid unintended pregnancies every year with the contraceptives they offer. If there is an unintended pregnancy, Planned Parenthood also offers the option of an abortion. It is the abortion part of Planned Parenthood that brings the negativity towards it. What a lot of people don’t realize is that they also offer other services to the people that come to them, like the contraceptives. When it comes to contraceptives, Planned Parenthood offers a lot of different options and ways to prevent unintended pregnancies. They do suggest condoms, which is the most talked about and popular form of contraception. According the Planned Parenthood website, only 2 out of 100 women get pregnant if their partner always uses a condom. When they talk about condoms they mention the effectiveness of condoms and how they protects against more than just unintended pregnancies. Condoms are also effective in protecting against STD’s. A main disadvantage that they talk about is how some people, both men and women, feel uncomfortable using them. Some people also forgo the intention of using them that can result in an unintended pregnancy. Other popular forms of contraception include more semi permanent methods such as: the birth control pill, shot, patch and implant. All of these forms of birth control work in similar ways. The chemicals in the birth control release hormones in the body that makes it so the egg doesn’t leave the ovaries.…

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