Ways to prevent pregnancy

Birth Control – How Hormones Work to Prevent Pregnancy

By Dr. Duraisamy , 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 contraception…

Prevent Your Unplanned Pregnancy!!

By Dr. Savita Gupta , Gynaecology Nearly 85% of the sexually active females who do not use precautions or contraceptives get pregnant within a 12-month time. A woman can conceive at the time of breastfeeding, from 1-2 weeks post childbirth, and even at the time of her menstruation. Taking out your penis…

Dangers of Blood Clots During Pregnancy

By Dr Hitu Madan , Gynaecology A blood clot is formed when the blood flow is blocked by cells called platelets. Blood clots are a very serious concern if they occur during or after pregnancy owing to a developing baby. They usually are formed in the deeper veins present in the pelvic regions…

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…