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:
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.
WHEN TO CONSULT YOUR GYNAECOLOGIST?
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