Contraception or birth control refers to any method used to prevent pregnancy; birth control pills, condoms, or other options are often used to prevent the state gestational, it will be your gynecologist, preferably one who you indicate what method will be most effective according to your physical conditions, biological, and often sexual, however, we must note that none is 100% effective.
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- Can be combined with other contraceptive methods.
- Of all methods of contraception, condoms offer the most protection, but does not reach the 100%.
- Use a spermicide with condoms can protect against pregnancy more effectively.
Hormonal methods of contraception:
- Pills: prevent pregnancy primarily by preventing ovulation, these must be prescribed by your doctor.
- Other hormonal contraceptive methods are: the patch, the vaginal ring, hormone shots, hormone implants and intrauterine devices (IUD, for its acronym in English).
- Sterilization is when a man or a woman to undergo a surgery in order to avoid permanently the pregnancy; if you're sure you don't want more children or simply not wanting to have them, the sterilization may be the best option.
- The ligation of the fallopian Tubes involves closing the fallopian tubes of the woman so that the eggs can't cross them to reach the uterus.
- Men are sterilized through a vasectomy, during this procedure the doctor cuts or blocks the 2 tubes called the “vas deferens so that sperm cannot reach the semen of the man.
Natural family planning
- Natural family planning requires a couple to learn at what part of her cycle a woman can get pregnant (usually 5 days before ovulation and 2 days after this).
- To prevent pregnancy, the couple should abstain from intercourse during those days.
- There are multiple ways in which you can keep a track of the ovulation of a woman and all of them require a lot of planning and commitment.
What is the effective “removal”?
No. When a man attempts to withdraw the penis prior to ejaculation normally leaves a small amount of fluid that the penis leaks during sex, which contains enough sperm to cause a pregnancy.