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This article is a general discussion of birth control in human society. For an article about the medical means of contraception see Contraception (medical methods), for surgical means of contraception see Sterilization (surgical) and for natural methods see Natural Family Planning or Christian views on contraception. For spaying and neutering in animals see Desexing operations .