Definition: Birth of a child or conception at Fertilization


  • Stop Process: at beginning or soon after - infanticide, abortion
  • Prevent Process: contraception, education

Debate over abortion legally hinges on "when life begins".

How to prevent conceptionEdit

  • Abstinence
  • Sterilization (vasectomy, tubal ligation)

What methods can be used to prevent pregnancies and what factors limit their uses?

Artificial Birth Controls Cost facor, religion, cultural, government, death rates high
Education Very costly, many illiterate
Government programs Peoples desire for freedom
Sterilization/Abortion Cost, religion, customs, moral values

Kerr This information is provided from the teachings of Mr. Kerr. Keep in mind that it may be slightly different from that which another teacher may have taught.