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by Pett (Petya) Corby   
17 August 2008

Overpopulation and rapidly depleting natural resources are engaged in a dangerous lock-step toward human extinction. Add pollution, contamination, out-of-control rising birth rates, and the drum roll countdown beats faster and louder.

Increased awareness and commitment to replacing archaic, highly destructive technologies with “green” solutions must include effective, natural methods for avoiding unplanned pregnancies.

“Natural methods” for avoiding pregnancy? What's wrong with all the contraceptive drugs and devices that Western societies have come to depend on for the past 48 years? Most of us are familiar with Einstein's famous aphorism that “insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” Let's get real; these methods are not working.

“Dealing with climate change and peak oil holds the potential to allow us to create the kind of world that we actually want,” write global activists Paul Allen and Alex Randall. “It doesn't have to be a huge disaster, although business as usual will not see us through. We now have a chance to change everything, because everything must be changed. But we should use the time and the oil we have left to its very best effect now.” (Ref. 1)

Richard Heinberg, peak-oil author, states: “The problems of Climate Change and Peak Oil both result from societal dependence on fossil fuels... for Climate Change analysts and activists, emissions are the essence of the problem, and so anything that will reduce emissions is viewed as a solution.” (Ref.2)

Overpopulation, contamination, increased consumption of energy, rapid industrialization of developing countries such as China, are all contributing factors to increasing greenhouse gas emissions. If we could control population with drugs and contraceptive devices, we would have witnessed lower birth statistics long ago. The alarming fact is, however, that contraceptive drugs not only are ineffective, but side effects can be harmful and life-threatening, particularly among ovulating teenagers:

“Sixty per cent of women (in Australia) who'd had an unwanted pregnancy were using contraception.” (Ref 3) “The risk of developing breast cancer was 820% higher in women starting the pill before the age of 20 than for healthy non-users of the same age.” (Ref 4) “Even 3 months use of the pill has been reported to be associated with 100% increase in breast cancer.” (Ref 5) “Women who used the pill for only 1-6 months had a 190% increase in cervical cancer than non-users.” (Ref 6)

“It's an uncomfortable thought: Human activity causing the extinction of thousands of species, and the only way to slow or prevent that phenomenon is to have smaller families,” write Stanford University scientists Paul Ehrlich and Robert Pringle.” (Ref.7)

Most families have more than two children because they don't know how to have fewer. Hardly anyone minds the joy of loving and lusting, but few of us know how to love without adding humans to the overburdened planet. In early '70s T-Rex sang “Get it on. Bang a gong,” but times have changed. Our song is “Bang a gong. Pull it out” now!

The UP Issue is Universal

The United States has the highest rate of UP in the entire developed world after 48 years of contraceptive drug use, followed by the UK (Wikipedia). India is adding a child every two seconds -- the equivalent of an Australia every year. (Ref.8)

These statistics indicate that UP is not only an issue in undeveloped countries -- proving once again that, regardless of our geographic location, background or circumstances, the planet is now a single global family confronting the same environmental issues. We're all in this together.

It's time to switch on the solution button not only for clean, low cost or free energy sources, but also for natural, safe and free, population control.

Avoiding Unplanned Pregnancy (UP)

Imagine what it would be like for every woman to be empowered with the ability to choose when to become pregnant! Natural methods for avoiding UP are simple and healthy -- and they work.

In January 2008, I launched an awareness campaign: “The Connection between UP and Global Warming -- Avoid UP Without Contraceptive Drugs” on The mission of the campaign is to spread the word about the effective, natural, healthy, quick, easy and simple methods for avoiding UP at no cost, everywhere, every time.

A year before my campaign, I had written a book, How to Avoid Unplanned Pregnancy every Time You Have Sex - WITHOUT Using Contraceptive Drugs. My desire was to spare women the experience of abortion, after the abortion of a friend of mine.

Avoiding UP begins with a woman's desire to stay child-free and self-responsible. Even though one person can do the two-step, it does take two to tango when sex and intimacy related to UP are involved.

We have only 3-5 fertile days in the entire month. Wouldn't it be great to know exactly when those days are in order to avoid them? In the era of Internet this is a reality. Please search for “fertility calculation” and see for yourself.

For those who are not yet connected to the Internet, hygiene continues to be the best contraceptive method: internal washing (no douching) immediately after a semi-ejaculation or intercourse.

I have discussed these natural contraceptive methods with several medical doctors. I was not surprised they knew about them, but I was surprised by their unwillingness to promote them. One physician explained, “I prescribe drugs, not natural remedies.”

I cordially invite you to join me in the effort to empower women with the ability to choose when to become pregnant -- and thus stop contributing to the overwhelming UP overpopulation.

Let's leave our children a livable planet!

Pett (Petya) Corby

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How to Avoid Unplanned Pregnancy Every Time You Have Sex - WITHOUT Using Contraceptive Drugs is available for download at (English) and (Spanish).
See also Pett's site:
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The above article was edited by Carol Adler, MFA
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6. Chen Y-H, Huang L-H, Chen T-M. Differential effects of progestins and estrogens on long control regions of human papilloma virus types 16 and 18. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 1996;224:p654. (Ref. 4-6 and more on the pill side-effects visit )

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