Fertility Awareness Method

fertility awareness method, cervical mucus method, basal body temperature method, standard days method, family planning, reproductive health

At A Glance: Fertility awareness tracking. Cooperation between the couple is important. Fertility awareness tracking does not involve hormones and so much money. With perfect use: 95-99% effective; with typical use: 76-88% effective, depending on which method. No protection against STIs. No side effects. What Is It Fertility awareness-based methods are commonly known as natural […]

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Female Sterilization

sterilization, family planning, reproductive health, contraceptive

At A Glance: Also known as tubal ligation. Prevents pregnancy permanently. Surgery is usually fast, and recovery is easy. Does not cause hormonal changes. 99% effective. One of the leading contraceptive methods among women in the Philippines. What Is It In simpler terms, sterilization is a medical procedure that terminates the body’s ability to reproduce. […]

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What Every Guy Should Know About Vasectomy

Vasectomy, Men, Family Planning, Reproductive Health

Family planning is a shared responsibility; it shouldn’t just be the woman’s responsibility. As the man of the house, you have these options for taking an active role in planning your own family: condoms or vasectomy. Let’s talk about vasectomy. What is a vasectomy? A vasectomy or “the snip” is a simple surgery that usually […]

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Here’s What You Should Know About Hormonal Birth Control And Cancer

Here's What You Should Know About Hormonal Contraceptives and Cancer (Contraceptive Finder)

Just like any other medication, hormonal oral contraceptives carry some risks as well.  The first pills came out over 50 years ago, but modern hormonal contraceptives use a lower dose of hormones, which also means lower side effects for women; however, the connection between hormones and cancer is continually being researched and explored. Latest research […]

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It Seems Like Contraception Has So Many Side Effects. Is It Worth It?

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For every medicine available, there are always side effects that come along with them; but what sticks in people’s minds are always the negative things. That’s human nature, and everyone experiences it. Remember that drug companies list down all possible negative effects that you may experience with a medication, even if it’s very rare. Consider […]

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