Barrier methods are safe if a woman is breastfeeding. Most of these methods also protect against STIs, including HIV. When a woman wants to become pregnant, she simply stops using the barrier method. The most common barrier methods are the condom, condoms for women, the diaphragm, and spermicides.
You can get a prescription for male condoms from Family Planning or your doctor, or you can buy them from our website, other online shops, pharmacies, supermarkets and other shops. What is emergency contraception? There are two options for emergency contraception: the emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) or a copper IUD.
Fertility awareness is a collection of methods using your body’s natural functioning to determine the days of the month you are most likely to get pregnant. It is also called Natural Family Planning (NFP), and other variations include the Sympto-Thermal Method, the Ovulation Method, and the Billings Method.
Fertility awareness methods (FAMs) uses ovulation predictors and calendars to design a calendar that identifies "safe days" where you can not get pregnant. Fertility awareness methods (FAMs) uses ovulation predictors and calendars to design a calendar that identifies "safe days" where you can not get pregnant.
Make an appointment at Family Planning. At your first appointment, the nurse will ask you some questions about yourself and your health to check that the IUD is the right choice for you. They’ll explain what you need to know about having an IUD.
For many women, a family planning clinic is their entry point into the health care system and one they consider their usual source of care.2, 7 In 2015, publicly funded family planning services helped prevent 1.9 million unintended pregnancies, including 440,000 teen pregnancies.
To other people, abstinence means as not having sexual intercourse during the time of the month that you may be most fertile. A better description of this practice is periodic abstinence and is considered to be a method of natural family planning. However, this method will not be completely effective at preventing pregnancy.
What’s Abstinence and Outercourse? The definition of abstinence is when you don’t have sex. Outercourse is other sexual activities besides vaginal sex. Sexual abstinence and outercourse can mean different things to different people. How does Abstinence work? People are abstinent for lots of different reasons. Sometimes people use abstinence as birth control to prevent pregnancy.
With typical use, spermicide is about 71% effective. This means that out of 100 women, 29 will get pregnant in the first year of typical use. Perfect use of spermicide can be up to 85% effective, meaning that 15 out of 100 women will get pregnant the first year of perfect use. Spermicide can increase a male or female condom’s effectiveness greatly when used together. As stated before, spermicide does not protect against STIs and may increase risk of HIV and other STIs if used frequently.
Tubal ligation (sometimes called female sterilization) is a permanent form of birth control that is more than 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. Tubal ligation (sometimes called female sterilization) is a permanent form of birth control that is more than 99% effective at preventing pregnancy.
What Is The FemCap Cervical Cap? FemCap is the hormone-free birth control solution for the modern women. Instead of turning off ovulation with hormonal birth control or implanting a foreign device like a coil/IUD to stop implantation, FemCap creates simply a barrier between the cervix and the sperm.
Make an appointment at Family Planning. Tell the receptionist on the phone that you want the contraceptive implant/the rod. At your first appointment, the nurse will ask you some questions about yourself and your health, to check the implant is the right choice for you.
The diaphragm is a form of female contraception. This page explains how the diaphragm works and tells you how to use it. What is a diaphragm? A diaphragm fits inside the vagina and is used each time you have sex. It covers your cervix (entrance to the uterus) and stops sperm from getting through to join an egg.
WHAT IS AN INTRA UTERINE DEVICE (IUD)? An IUD is a small, T-shaped object that goes inside your uterus. There are two types of IUDs: Copper IUD - contains copper, a type of metal; Hormonal IUD – contains the hormone progestogen (Mirena or Jaydess) The IUD is put in your uterus by an experienced nurse or doctor.
The Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill (or the pill) is a type of female contraception. This page explains how this pill works and tells you how to use it. WHAT IS IT? It is a pill you take every day to stop getting pregnant. The combined pill contains the hormones oestrogen and progestogen. This pill is different to the progestogen-only pill.
Vasectomy is a permanent male contraception or sterilisation. This page explains how the vasectomy works and tells you how to get one. What is a vasectomy? Permanent contraception is called sterilisation. When a man is sterilised, the operation is called a vasectomy. When you ejaculate (cum) the fluid or semen from your penis contains sperm.
Suggest an additional or alternative family planning method. (Couples who have been using withdrawal effectively should not be discouraged from continuing.) Some men may have difficulty using withdrawal: Men who cannot sense consistently when ejaculation is about to occur. ...