Overtime, you might realize that you want to try a different contraceptive method because it doesn’t fit your lifestyle anymore, or for any other reason. It’s completely safe to switch methods, as long as you’ve talked to your doctor about it first. But there are different ways to start a new method, depending on what […]
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How to safely get off contraception
Maybe you’re ready to have a baby or you’re no longer sexually active, that’s why you’re thinking of getting off contraception. Whatever the reason, you’ll want to do it safely. For some methods, you can completely stop using them whenever you want. But for others, you’ll need to see a healthcare provider. Pills You can […]
How long does it take for contraceptive methods to work on women?
Finally getting your chosen contraceptive is surely exciting! But before anything else, there’s one question you have to ask: How soon can you be protected by the contraceptive method of your choice? Depending on the contraceptive method and at what point you are in your menstrual cycle, it may take a few days before you’re […]
Things to expect if you’re a first-time user of contraceptive injectables
Injectables, or sometimes called Depo, is a contraceptive that contains the hormone progestin. It gives three months’ worth of protection from pregnancy, and works by preventing ovulation and thickening the cervical mucus to prevent the sperm cell from reaching the egg cell. Before you decide whether the injectable is the contraceptive method for you, here […]
What happens when you stop taking oral contraceptive pills
Oral contraceptive pills have a lot of side benefits besides preventing pregnancy. They help clear up your skin, regulate your period, and relieve PMS symptoms, just to name a few. But what happens to all these benefits when you stop taking pills? You could get pregnant soon No, you don’t have to have your uterus […]
What is Contraception and How Does it Work?
Contraception prevent pregnancy. There are different types of contraception, and they work in different ways. The two main types of contraceptives: hormonal method (pills, injectables, implant, IUD) barrier method (condoms) Depending on the type, these contraceptive methods work by: Prevents ovulation (when a woman’s ovary releases an egg cell) Prevents a man’s sperm cell from […]
Should you use contraceptives?
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 […]
Modern Methods Of Contraception
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 […]
What Are The Most Cost-Effective Types Of Contraception?
Most contraceptive methods in the Philippines are very affordable. A pack of condoms ranges from Php27 to Php235 (SRP), while a pack of pills costs around Php50.20 to Php489.15 (SRP) depending on which kind you buy. Both methods are widely available and can be bought at leading drugstores, while condoms are also available at most […]
Three Most Effective Contraceptive Methods
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! 1. Disposable Contraceptive Method Condoms. Trust Condoms and […]