Birth control methods

6 Common Birth Control Methods

By Dr. Rakhi Gupta , Gynaecology Birth control is a device to avoid pregnancy. Many couples go for birth control options if they want to do family planning or are not prepared to take up the responsibility of a child. Some of the Birth Control Methods are- Condoms Birth Control Pills Rhythm…

Female Condoms: Effectiveness and Risks

By Dr. M.S Ambekar, Sexology With the upsurge of unwanted pregnancy, the use of precautions has become imperative and widespread. In order to counter these, both the partners should take equal precautions. Though condoms have been long used by men, female condoms are a recent phenomenon. Primarily a pouch made up…

Hormonal Methods of Birth Control

By Dr. Viniita Jhuntrraa , Sexology Hormonal contraception is the most common means of post-intercourse contraceptive remedy in the world. It refers to adopting contraceptive methods that are administered to the endocrine system through steroid hormones, which is inclusive of normal contraceptive pills. Pills are the most opted for method of hormonal…

Birth Control Methods: Types, Effectiveness and Side Effects

By Dr Niraj Mahajan , Gynaecology Birth control is a way to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Increase in awareness about birth control measures helps partners plan their childbearing in a better way. Methods of Birth Control- 1) The most effective birth control methods are intrauterine devices (IDUs) that are often ‘T’ shaped and…