Planning a child often goes fine when nature takes its course, but sometimes, despite trying, some couples can’t conceive. Infertility can result from female or male issues, and sometimes it’s a combination of both that interferes with pregnancy.
Contraception refers to any medical method or treatment designed to prevent pregnancy. Contraception is available in both short-term and long-term varieties. Contraception is often referred to as simply birth control.
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Contraception is the broad term that encompasses all birth control methods. Birth control is a crucial part of family planning and practicing safe sex. Some methods of birth control also guard against sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs), but this is not true of every method.
In general, contraception is broken down in to three major categories:
Each one of these broad categories contains many different types of birth control.
There are many different types of contraceptives. Both contraceptives for men and contraceptives for women are available. Varieties of contraceptives include:
There is no one “correct” method of birth control, as each type features distinct advantages and disadvantages. Some prefer the long-term protection of an IUD or sterilization, while others opt for convenience with hormonal or barrier methods.
There are so many different varieties of birth control that it's important to discuss them with a physician or healthcare professional. Only then can you determine which type of contraception best suits your level of sexual activity and person needs.
Contraception can be confusing to understand on your own. For a discreet, informative contraception consultation call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.
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