The human reproductive process is remarkably inefficient. A male produces sperm throughout his life from puberty on. The quality and quantity deteriorates with age but he probably produces between 500 billion and 1 trillion sperm during a lifetime. 1,172 more words
Ok, I’ll say it right upfront…this is probably not a post for the guys, but hopefully you figured that out from the title.
I don’t usually like to speak too much about feminine issues because quite frankly, I’m a bit prudish when it comes to that sort of thing. 861 more words
Last weekend, my fiance and I participated in a Pre-Cana weekend, a requirement for marrying in the Catholic Church. Over the course of three days, we covered topics ranging from communication to parenting, and of course, the dreaded ‘C word’- contraception. 1,347 more words
The laws around sex education and access to contraception varies from state to state across the country. Up until recently I had been under the impression that sex education was mandatory in my state, so I was a little confused as to why my public high school had offered next to nothing as a means of access to sex education. 253 more words
As a convert to the Catholic faith, one of the hurdles I’ve had to deal with, at least intellectually, is the Church’s position on contraception. As one who was born in the 1950’s and came of age in the 60’s, I always thought the birth control pill was one of the great inventions of the 20th century. 643 more words