Can Contraceptives Ever Harm Your Chances Of Becoming Pregnant?

fertility, contraceptive, family planning, reproductive health

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 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 pregnancy while […]

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Is It Bad When Contraception Causes My Periods To Stop Or Become Irregular?

period, contraceptive, family planning, reproductive health

No, irregular periods or completely having no periods does not cause any harm to your health or put you at risk for anything. Furthermore, having lighter, irregular, or no periods at all while using a contraceptive method does not affect your fertility if you decide to stop using contraceptives later on. Lighter or no periods […]

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Does Being Overweight Affect The Effectiveness Of Contraceptives?

obese, overweight, contraceptive, oral contraceptive pills, IUD, injectables, condoms, family planning, reproductive health

In regards to contraception and body weight, not all methods are created equal. Being overweight or obese and how it can affect people’s health in various ways has always been discussed—but what about when it comes to contraception? Fortunately, body fat doesn’t matter for most methods, including the IUD, injectables, implants, and condoms; these methods […]

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What Contraceptive Method Is The Best Choice If I Don’t Want To Put Hormones In My Body?

Contraceptives, Non hormonal contraception, body

If you don’t want to put hormones in your body, there are still other contraceptive methods that you can use! The most popular and widely available method is the condom, which is very effective in protecting you from STIs and unplanned pregnancy, as well as making your sex life more fun because of the various […]

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Which Contraceptive Method Will Help Reduce My Cramps?

menstruation, cramps, family planning, reproductive health, oral contraceptive pills, injectables

For most women, hormonal contraceptive methods—the pill, injectable, or implant—have helped them experience less painful periods than those who don’t use these kinds of methods. The reason for this is because hormonal contraceptives make the lining of the uterus thinner, which makes periods lighter because there is less to shed. One reminder regarding the injectable: […]

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What Is The Best Type Of Contraceptive Method To Use If I Am An Older Woman (Over 35)?

over 35, older women, contraceptive, injectables, progestin-only pills, family planning, reproductive health

Hormone-based contraceptive methods (such as the oral contraceptive pills, implants, and injectables) are safe for most women who are 35 and older—but if you smoke or have a history of certain health conditions, then there may be risks posed. If you smoke and take oral contraceptive pills or other contraceptive methods that involve hormones, your […]

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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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