What is Contraception and How Does it Work?

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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 […]

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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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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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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! 1. Disposable Contraceptive Method Condoms. Trust Condoms and […]

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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 prevent up to 95% of pregnancies if taken within 72 hours (three days) after unprotected […]

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Answers to FAQs on Emergency Contraception

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In instances where you need to resort to emergency contraception, you might find yourself hesitating to do it because of the many questions on your mind. Calm down, take a deep breath, and read some of the most common questions and answers about the Yuzpe Method below. These will help you ease your mind as you’ll […]

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Does Contraception Make Me Gain Weight?

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Weight gain is almost always the top concern for those who are thinking of using hormonal contraceptives. And on top of that, there’s a lot of myths and misconceptions about contraception and how it may affect body weight. So, does contraception really cause weight gain? Before the myths deter you from using contraceptives, let’s first […]

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Can Hormonal Contraceptives Ever Harm Your Chances Of Becoming Pregnant?

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Women below the age of 30 are incredibly fertile because this is the peak of their ability to get pregnant. A lot of women still ask whether using hormonal contraceptives will negatively affect their chances of getting pregnant in the future. Fortunately, they don’t affect fertility at all. Reversible contraceptive methods will protect you against […]

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Is it Safe to be on Contraception While Breastfeeding?

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After giving birth, you can already get pregnant even if you’re breastfeeding and haven’t had your period yet. That’s why you might want to start thinking of postpartum contraception if you’re not yet ready to get pregnant again. Yes, it’s totally safe to be on contraception while breastfeeding. However, there are a few things you […]

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

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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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