Category: Birth Control

IUD(Intra-uterine Device)

IUD. IUD stands for Intra-Uterine Device. An IUD is a piece of plastic roughly the size of ones thumb that is inserted through the cervix into the uterus. There it. read more…

Fertility Awareness

Fertility Awareness involves keeping meticulous track of ones menstrual cycle through monitoring of basal body temperature, cervical mucous and symptoms of ovulation. When done correctly it is a very effective. read more…

Cervical Cap

A Cervical cap is a small cup that fits relatively snugly over the cervix and works much the same way as the diaphragm does. A cervical cap must be fitted. read more…

Condoms

Most people are familiar with condoms. Condoms are available in latex and non-latex materials. There are both male and female condoms. Male condoms are placed over the erect penis while. read more…

Progesterone Injection(Depo-Provera)

The progesterone injection is a popular method for women who desire a fix it and forget it Birth Control Method. “The Shot” contains a time released progesterone that lasts approximately. read more…

Birth Control Patch(Orthoevra)

Birth Control Patch. The Birth Control Patch is a very thin patch self adhesive patch that is applied directly to a woman’s skin. The hormones(estrogen and progesterone)are absorbed through the. read more…

Male and Female Sterilization

Finally we come to permanent sterilization. These are surgical procedures done by a physician and for all intents and purposes should be considered permanent. Male sterilization is called Vasectomy and. read more…

Abstinence

Abstinence is the most effective method of Birth Control as well as the only way to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted infection and disease. Abstinence means not engaging in sexual. read more…

Diaphragm

A Diaphragm is a latex cup with a firm flexible lip. The cup is filled with spermicidal jelly and inserted into the vagina before intercourse. A diaphragm must be fitted. read more…

Progesterone Implants(Norplant)

Progesterone implants were formerly designed as 6 small plastic sticks that contained small amounts of progesterone to be absorbed slowly into the body over a five year period. These sticks. read more…

Contraceptive Vaginal Ring (Nuva Ring)

Contraceptive Vaginal Ring. “The Ring” is a flexible ring resembling a clear rubber washer made of a synthetic polymer that contains estrogen and progesterone. The ring is inserted deep into. read more…

Birth Control Pills

Birth Control Pills. There are two basic types of Birth Control Pills. Those that contain both estrogen and progesterone are the most prescribed Pills and are also referred to as. read more…

Birth Control

Women today have more Birth Control options than ever before. Pharmaceutical companies, recognizing the various and different needs of women, are developing new products and new forms of Birth Control. read more…