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Why do Condoms Break?

Condoms undergo a stringent quality testing process. It’s to ensure that each condom can deliver what’s expected of them, which is to protect users from sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and prevent unwanted pregnancies. However, there’s still a small percentage that a condom may break or tear. Here are some of the reasons why. Reason #1: […]

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The COVID-19 Pandemic And Contraception: A Few Things To Know

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Contraceptives

Is contraception and family planning safe to use during the quarantine? Yes. All modern contraceptive methods are safe to use anytime and anywhere, even during the enhanced community quarantine. If you just gave birth in the last six months, have a health condition such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or breast cancer, or you smoke, […]

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What Is Contraception And How Does It Work?

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Contraception are methods that help protect you from unplanned pregnancy. There are two main types of contraceptives: hormonal method, and barrier method; for each method, there are different options to choose from. There are some methods that prevent ovulation (a woman’s ovary releasing an egg cell), and some that prevent a man’s sperm cell from […]

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Modern Methods Of Contraception

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What Is Contraception? The primary purpose of contraception is to prevent pregnancy. There are various contraceptive methods, each working in different ways, but they generally work by preventing the sperm cell from meeting and fertilizing the egg cell, which causes pregnancy. Not all contraceptive methods are equal, and some are more effective than others. There […]

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Emergency Contraception

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At A Glance: Contraceptive pills can be used as emergency contraception after unprotected sex to decrease the chances of pregnancy. Should only be used after unprotected sex, if another contraceptive method failed, or if no contraception was used. Pills can be up to 88% effective if taken within 72 hours (three days) after unprotected sex. […]

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Three Most Effective Contraceptive Methods

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Do you enjoy having intimate moments but worry about unplanned pregnancy, and then you start thinking about suitable contraceptive methods? There are three types of contraceptives, and you can protect yourself from an unplanned pregnancy if you use them correctly every time. Learn more about them here! Disposable Contraceptive Method Condoms. Trust Condoms and Premiere […]

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Should you use contraceptives?

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Contraceptives, family planning methods, birth control. Whatever you prefer to call it, there’s one question that’s been bugging your mind. “Should you use them?” Well, to answer that question, we must first learn what family planning methods can do to our bodies and their impact on society and the world. What can contraceptives do? Contraceptives […]

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Beyond Pregnancy Prevention: Other Benefits of Pills

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Oral contraceptive pills or “pills” contain the hormones estrogen and progestin that mimic the hormones women naturally produce. These hormones do a couple of things to ensure that pregnancy is not going to happen: they stop the ovaries from producing eggs for ovulation so that there’s no egg for the sperm to fertilize; they make […]

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Missed Your Pill? Here’s What To Do

A lot of women use the pill for contraception. No surprise here because it is a reliable contraceptive method! They’re also very easy to use. Just pop a pill every day at the same time, and you’re all good! It’s over 99% effective in protecting you against pregnancy if you take them correctly and consistently. […]

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