Contraception, emergency contraception. About the pill, The Morning-after pill and condoms against pregnancy and STDs.
Contraception means prevention. The purpose is to prevent pregnancy, so it is important to know the specific method security. Also, because an important part of a good sex life is to use contraception so that sexual diseases and unwanted pregnancies are avoided. Several of the most widely used contraceptives are very safe, adjacent to 100 percent safe. The pill is the most widely used contraceptive in Europe and the The vaginal contraceptive ring the latest offering in contraception. Condoms for men, the only form of contraception that protects against both pregnancy and sexually transmitted STDs (sexual diseases).
The Morning-after pill - Emergency Contraception
The Morning-after pill prevents pregnancy after intercourse. Emergency contraception has nothing to do with abortion or the abortion pill (medical abortion) to do. The market offers several kinds of "The Morning-after pill". For example, a sort of bought over the counter (Norlevo) and a second layer (Ellaone) requires a prescription from the doctor. Over the counter pill NorLevo contains the female sex hormone levonorgestrel, which affects the lining of the uterus so that a fertilized egg can not stick and grow. The pills also inhibits ovulation and should preferably be taken within 12 hours and within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected intercourse. The prescription pills contain 'ulipristal acetate', which prevent or delay ovulation. Pills to be taken within 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected intercourse.
The Morning-after pill are a last resort, to be used if the accident occurs due to failure of contraception means for example if a condom breaking or slipping off during intercourse, if you forget to take your pill if your coil drops out if removing or pushing vaginal pessary or vaginal condom too early or you have had unprotected sex. The sooner you take emergency contraception after intercourse, the higher the security of that pregnancy be avoided. The Morning-after pill should only be used once within the same menstrual cycle. Repeatedly within a menstrual cycle can cause unintended high dose of hormones, and the possibility of disturbance of the cycle. The method is not 100% sure and you still have a risk of becoming pregnant. You should perform a pregnancy test.
Female contraception, birth control pills pros and cons
The pill is currently the most widely used contraceptive method among European women. There are more than 30 different brands, but only two types namely Combination pills (estrogen and progesterone) and Mini pill (progesterone). Never start taking birth control pills before you have been examined by your doctor and have spoken to your doctor about using birth control pills and whatever else you take the medicine. BENEFITS: With the pill, you are almost 100% sure you do not get pregnant and then the pill an easy way. DISADVANTAGES: The first few months you can have side effects like nausea, breast tenderness, headaches, spotting, weight gain and mood swings. You can get high blood pressure, but it is very rare. And it protects the pill will not prevent sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia, herpes or HIV - it only makes use of condoms.
Other forms of contraception for women
Female condom is a kind of condom for women. It protects against pregnancy by covering the inside of the vagina. Like the condom, it is an odorless, disposable sheath treated with spermicide. Pessary are made of soft rubber and is always used in conjunction with pessary cream. When the diaphragm is properly located, close to the cervix so sperm can not penetrate the egg and fertilize it. Ortho evra patch, the patch, is a method of contraception for women and an alternative to the pill. P-patch is a thin skin colored transdermal patch of plastic. The adhesive portion of the transdermal patch containing the active substances (The hormones norelgestromin and ethinyl estradiol) released through the skin into the bloodstream. The risk of pregnancy is very small and corresponds to the protection of COCs. The vaginal contraceptive ring (NuvaRing) is a method of contraception for women and an alternative to the pill. It is a flexible plastic ring that you can put into your vagina and remove again. The ring has a diameter of 54 mm, 4 mm thick and deliver hormones. The risk of pregnancy is very small and matches the protection of COCs. Birth Control Implant (Implanon and Nexplanon), a contraceptive implant with prolonged effect. It is inserted under the skin, after which hormone Etonogestrel released slowly. The implant is a small, easily bendable plastic rod four inches long and two millimeters in diameter, which is placed directly under the skin. The implant prevents release of the eggs from the ovary, changes in the cervix, which makes it difficult for the sperm that penetrate into the uterus which causes the implant to protect against pregnancy for a period of 3 years. Spiral is a small plastic items, is added Up in the uterus. There are two types: the spiral of copper coil which is wound around the copper skeleton and a plastics Hormone coil, which coil comprises a plastic tube with a hormone (progesterone), which is slowly released. Spirals are available in various shapes and sizes. The most widely used has the shape of a "T". Spiral is a good method for women who live in permanent relationships. Vasectomy (Sterilization), many women between 30 and 40 years chose to be sterilized if they do not want to have more children. - Click to read more about female sterilization >>
Condoms protect against both pregnancy and sexual diseases
Condoms for men are the only form of contraception that protects against both unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. An easy method of contraception that can be used by everyone. The condom is made of very thin natural rubber and shaped like a long sleeve rolled on the man's got penis before actual intercourse. During ejaculation the condom collects the sperm and thereby protects against unwanted pregnancy. The condom prevents mentioned also infected with STDs such as chlamydia, scabies, gonorrhea, genital warts and HIV. One can begin by using a condom without having to talk to a doctor. And then condoms can be purchased at pharmacies, supermarkets and drug stores and via the Internet. Condoms are available in various shapes, sizes and colors. You can try different kinds of condoms such thin, extra thin, smooth, nuprede, with and without the reservoir, with or without cream, with and without color, with and without flavor. - So it is with trial and error. The condom should only be used once and will be used throughout intercourse. The condom should be removed with household waste and should not be flushed down the toilet. BENEFITS: Use condoms correctly and every time there is 97% certainty that unwanted pregnancies are avoided, the condom is the only contraceptive method that protects both parties in a sexual intercourse against STIs such as chlamydia and HIV and gives condom rarely side effects. DISADVANTAGES: Many men believe that the sensitivity during intercourse becomes less when they use condom, the condom may slip off during intercourse, if not used properly, can run semen out of condom if not used correctly and so there may be a hole in the condom if it is exposed to special loads. Either way, remember the condom. - STERILIZATION, many men choose a date to be sterilized when they and their partner does not want to have more children. - Click here to read more about male sterilization >>