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The Abortion Controversy – Books on Abortion PDF

Almond, Lucinda
Greenhaven 2007

The debate over whether or not abortion should be a legal option continues to divide Americans long after the U.S. Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision on Roe v. Wade declared the procedure a fundamental right. The essays in this anthology provide contrasting views on the abortion controversy and are sourced from a number of organizations including the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Life and Liberty Ministries, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and the Freedom from Religion Foundation. A question-and-response format prompts readers to evaluate complex topics from multiple angles. Abortion — Moral and ethical aspects.

Encyclopedia of Birth Control – Books about Family Planning

Bullough, Vern L.

In this comprehensive reference, readers can explore the history of birth control from a variety of perspectives: anthropological, biological, economic, feminist, medical, political, and psychological. From wet nurses to chastity belts, from animal-dung contraceptives to the Dalkon Shield, readers will learn how women have attempted birth control, contraception, and abortion throughout history and throughout the world. Readers will also discover why opposition to birth control was so fierce early in the 20th century that many American women and men were jailed for disseminating information on avoiding pregnancy, and why family planning remains hotly controversial almost a century later. Books about family planning pdf.

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Making Babies: A Proven 3-Month Program for Maximum Fertility

David, Sami S. and Blakeway, Jill
Little, Brown 2009

Offers a proven 3-month program designed to help any woman get pregnant. Fertility medicine today is all about aggressive surgical, chemical, and technological intervention, but Dr. David and Blakeway know a better way. Starting by identifying “fertility types,” they cover everything from recognizing the causes of fertility problems to making lifestyle choices that enhance fertility to trying surprising strategies such as taking cough medicine, decreasing doses of fertility drugs, or getting acupuncture along with IVF.

Family Planning Sourcebook – Books on Birth Control

Keyzer, Amy Marcaccio, ed.
Omnigraphics 2001

Basic consumer health information about planning for pregnancy and contraception, including traditional methods, barrier methods, hormonal methods, permanent methods, future methods, emergency contraception, and birth control choices for women at each stage of life. Family planning books pdf.

America and the Pill: A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation – Books on Birth Control

May, Elaine Tyler
Basic 2010

In 1960, the FDA approved the contraceptive commonly known as ”the pill.” Advocates, developers, and manufacturers believed that the convenient new drug would put an end to unwanted pregnancy, ensure happy marriages, and even eradicate poverty. But as renowned historian Elaine Tyler May reveals in America and the Pill, it was women who embraced it and created change. They used the pill to challenge the authority of doctors, pharmaceutical companies, and lawmakers. They demonstrated that the pill was about much more than family planning – it offered women control over their bodies and their lives. From little-known accounts of the early years to personal testimonies from young women today, May illuminates what the pill did and did not achieve during its half century on the market.

What to Expect Before You’re Expecting

Murkoff, Heidi Eisenberg and Mazel, Sharon
Workman 2009

An estimated 11 million couples in the U.S. are currently trying to conceive, and medical groups now recommend that all hopeful parents plan for baby-making at least three months before they begin trying. It’s all here. Everything couples need to know before sperm and egg meet up. Which baby-friendly foods to order up and which fertility-busters to avoid; lifestyle adjustments that you’ll want to makeand those you can probably skip. How to pinpoint ovulation, time lovemaking, keep on-demand sex sexy, and separate conception fact from myth. Plus, when to seek help and the latest on fertility treatments—from Clomid and IVF to surrogacy and more.

When Abortion was a Crime: Women, Medicine, and Law in the United States, 1867-1973 – Books on Abortion PDF

Reagan, Leslie J.
Univ. of California 1999

The linking of the words “abortion” and “crime” emphasizes the difficult and painful history that is the focus of Leslie J. Reagan’s important book. Her study is the first to examine the entire period during which abortion was illegal in the United States, beginning in the mid-nineteenth century and ending with Roe v. Wade in 1973. Although illegal, millions of abortions were provided during these years to women of every class, race, and marital status. The experiences and perspectives of these women, as well as their physicians and midwives, are movingly portrayed here.

Safe, Legal, and Unavailable?: Abortion Politics in the United States – Books on Abortion PDF

Rose, Melody
CQ 2007

Paying respect to all views of this controversial topic in her engaging new book, Rose explores the success of the right-to-life movement in accumulating local and national policies that restrict access to abortion while enhancing fetal protections. In addition to a basic and brief primer on the practice and history of abortion, Rose considers the roles played by the courts, political parties, and interest groups in constructing barriers to abortion. With an examination of public opinion poll data and a look at both state and national statutory prohibitions on abortion, Rose also shows how powerful language wars have resulted in material policy alterations.

Devices and Desires: A History of Contraceptives in America – Books on Birth Control

Tone, Andrea
Hill and Wang 2011

From thriving black market to big business, the commercialization of birth control in the United States
In Devices and Desires, Andrea Tone breaks new ground by showing what it was really like to buy, produce, and use contraceptives during a century of profound social and technological change. A down-and-out sausage-casing worker by day who turned surplus animal intestines into a million-dollar condom enterprise at night; inventors who fashioned cervical caps out of watch springs; and a mother of six who kissed photographs of the inventor of the Pill — these are just a few of the individuals who make up this riveting story.

Abortion: The Clash of Absolutes – Books on Abortion PDF

Tribe, Lawrence H.
Norton 1991

The abortion debate in the United States today involves all Americans in complex questions of sex and power, historical change, politics, advances in medicine, and competing social values. In this best-selling book, an eminent constitutional authority shows how the nation has struggled with these questions and then sets forth new approaches that reflect both sides’ passionately held convictions. Books about family planning.

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Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health

Weschler, Toni
HarperCollins 2015

Toni Weschler has taught a whole new generation of women how to become pregnant, avoid pregnancy naturally and gain better control of their gynecological and sexual health by taking just a couple minutes a day using the proven Fertility Awareness Method.

BOOK COLLECTIONS – Family Planning

Family Planning Books – Collection – Books on Birth Control

About 280 free family planning books pdf at the Internet Archive. Some books: Chinese Approaches to Family Planning, Family Planning and Population Control, Manual of Family Planning and Contraceptive Practice, the Complete Guide to Fertility & Family Planning, Pregnancy Birth & Family Planning, Broadcasting Birth Control: mass media and family planning, Family Planning: a guide for exploring the issues, many more. Books about family planning.

Books on Birth Control – Collection – Books about Family Planning

About 630 free birth control books pdf from the Internet Archive. Some books: Birth Control Politics in the U.S. 1916-1945, Birth Control, Contraception and Holiness: the Catholic predicament, Family Planning in an Exploding Population, The Legacy of Planned Parenthood, Everything You Need to Know about Birth Control, Foolproof Birth Control: male and female sterilization, Family Planning in Taiwan: an experiment in social change, many more. Books about Family Planning.

Free Abortion Books PDF – Collection – Books on Abortion PDF

About 950 free abortion books pdf at the Internet Archive. Some books: World Issues: Abortion, Ethical Debates: Abortion, Abortion: violence & extremism, The Abortion Controversy, Should Abortion be Legal?, The Politics of Abortion, Psychiatric Aspects of Abortion, Abortion: opposing viewpoints, The Abortion Resource Handbook, Pro: reclaiming abortion rights, Abortion questions & answers, many more.

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