Christian beliefs - Contraception

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Methods - Artificial

(1) Sterilisation - operation to permanently prevent fertilisation - 99.5% effective

(2) Barrier mthods - male condom - 98%

                                     female condom - 95%

                                     diaphragm and cap - 92-6%

(3) Intra uterine contraceptive devices (IUD's)

Coil - 98%

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Methods - Natural

(1) Rythm Method - planning sex around most fertile and infertile times during                   womens monthly cycle - 80-98% (if regular cycle)

(2) Withdrawal method - withdrawing penis before ***********.

-not reliable/ or considered as contraception - sperm leak

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Many Christians

Any safe form of contraception is accpeptable and sensible choice

(1) Sex is a joyous gift from God (not just reproduction) - contraception helps people enjoy

(2) God wants couples to to sensible and repsonsible of family

Use of contraception ensured children are wanted - supported and raised in a stable family. 

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Roman Catholics

ARTIFICIAL METHODS ARE WRONG

(1) unnatural = against the will of God

Only God gets to decide when life begins and ends, so going against this means defying God. 

(2) Prevent possible creation of human life - violate Sanctity of Life

APPROVE OF NATURAL CONTRACEPTION, NATURAL CHANCE OF PREGNANCY

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