It is a practice of limiting the size of one’s family by spacing and preventing pregnancies


There is a range of options available. The method to be used depends upon the patients needs as well as indications and contraindications.

If a couple does not use contraception there is a 80% chance of become pregnant in the next 12 months, therefore all couple should seek medical advise before marriage to decide upon the choice of contraceptive method.

Different couples have different expectations from the contraceptives:

  • Some couple are looking for a method with very high success rate and a minimal failure rate
  • Some couples want contraceptives to prevent sexually transmitted diseases
  • Some females do not want to depend on their male partner for their contraceptive requirements
  • Some woman find the need to take tablets daily very cumbersome

We provide a range of options to our patients :


ORAL - It can be a combination of estrogen and progesterone, it can be low dose , normal dose. ( Progesterone only pills are also available)
Injectables - at interval of 1/2/3 months
Implants - subdermal implants.  

INTRAUTERINE DEVICES - COPPER T, COPPER 380A, MULTILOAD. These devices slowly release a fixed dose of copper in the uterine cavity as thus makes the environment unfriendly for implantation. It is of 5 year or 10 year duration

BARRIER CONTRACEPTIVES : MALE CONDOMS, FEMALE CONDOMS, DIAPHRAGM.These methods have a low success rate, but offer the advantage of protection against the sexually transmitted infections.

Permanent Methods

  •  Couple whose family is complete, and are looking for a permanent method ,sterilisation is the method of choice
  • Female can undergo laparoscopic tubal ligation, it is a day care procedure, the patient is discharged on the same day
  • Male can under go vasectomy , it is an office procedure and the patient is fit to go home on the same day
  • Couple are advised to practice altenative method for the next 3 months 


 If you are loking for a contraceptive method are confused, consult your Gynaecologist today, book an appointment.

Always consult your doctor before starting any contraceptive method


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