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 […]