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The Advantages Disadvantages Of Natural Artificial Family Planning
Avoid ovulation: If you have regular, consistently predictable cycles, you can calculate your time of the cycle when an egg is released. You then avoid intercouse starting a few day before egg release to a few days after egg release. ...Read more
Hope: Natural family planning involves the use of studying the women's cycle and hoping that intercourse during the least fertile times might not induce pregnancy. This is a triumph of hope over expectations as it will inevitably fail over time. If pregnancy is not your wish at this time, consider other options. ...Read more
Not Very: Unfortunately natural family planning in spite of best intentions and efforts will often fail and does not approach the effectiveness of birth control pills and other contraceptives. ...Read more
I'd like to stop taking the bc pill but don't want anymore children. Does natural family planning work? How would I begin?
Yes family planning can work but nothing is 100 percent fail proof.
Google natural family planning and find web site that suits you. Webmd is good. Also have you considered an iud as this would not necessitate bc pills. ...Read more
Depends: It really depends on how regular your cycles are and how good you are at cycle counting. This method can work, but unfortunately often times does not because women sorta expect that their bodies/ovaries work like clockwork and in all honesty they don't typically do that year after year. This method really doesn't work well in teens and women closer to the age of perimenopause. Best rate 80%. ...Read more
I would like to purchase a fertility monitor to assist in natural family planning. Which fertility monitor is the most accurate?
Tricky: Natural family planning is not the most reliable form of contraception. Honestly, it is one of the least effective forms of birth control. Strict attention to when your body is ovulating is key and this can take a lot of time and body awareness. Even then, ovulated eggs can survive for days in the female genital tract, as can sperm/semen. ...Read more
Around midcycle: Get an average of your cycle length over 6 months. The day your period starts is day 1. You can calculate when you ovulate by subtracting 14 from your cycle length. If you have a 28 day cycle, you will ovulate on day 14. If you have a 30 day cycle, you will ovulate on day 16. Avoid intercourse starting 4 days before ovulation to four days after ovulation. ...Read more
Isn't natural family planning just another method of birth control for those who say they are "against" birth control?
Isn't natural family planning just another form of birth control for people who want to say they are not using birth control for religious reasons?
I practice natural family planning and always have fertile CM mid cycle. I had it mid cycle and am having it again 3 days before my expected period.
Probably not: There really is nothing "natural" about the suppression of birth control pills. I suppose this depends on the clinic philosophy. ...Read more
Several options: Common and the most effective forms of birth control include intrauterine devices, birth control pills, the depot provera shot, the Nexplanon implant, and male condoms - not necessarily in that order. Female condoms have some followers. Condoms add the benefit of minimizing the risk of sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more
Your medical history will be reviewed to determine if there is any medical condition that may impact a pregnancy. Medications you are currently using will also be reviewed for the same reason.
You may also be offered some prenatal testing to determine your risk of passing on genes for several medical conditions that may impact your baby.
Prenatal supplementation may also be reviewed. ...Read more
Which type: Lippe's loop? Which type?, all are effective contraceptive devices, in small percentage will have complications, like infections, bleeding, perforation of uterus etc, safe under medical supervision, speak to your gyn doctor. ...Read more
I meant to ask if there is medication to clean after the family planning injection in this I am referring to the nustrate?
Post procedure: I have seen this question sitting here. I think that is because this is a question you should be asking of your physician or clinic that did your injection. No one here would want to interfere with the important and normal communication between you and your medical provider. ...Read more
Yes: You can but its unlikely if you follow the guidelines carefully. ...Read more
Count cycle days: You ovulate 14 days prior to your next cycle. Therefore, if you have 28 day cycles you ovulate on day 14 from the 1st day of bleeding. But if you have 29 0r 30 day cycles you ovulate on day 15 or 16. If not regular, it's chancey. Sperm survives for 96 hours, an egg for 24 hours. So, for example, with 28 day cycles, no sex days 9, 10, 11, sex days 12, 13, 14. Sex ok other times. Too much sex, low sperm. ...Read more
When is the right time for my wife to start having family planning injection? She gave birth a month ago.
What ways can I use for family planning without using contraceptives? I'm a virgin but want to be prepared just in case.
Which will be consider as best device of family planning method for a newly married couple who doesnot want baby for at least 3 years?
Depends: Depends on personal preference. There are a number of good options for family planning. Some people like the pill, others prefer non-hormonal options like the copper IUD. See your primary provider to discuss all the options and decide what works best for you. Planned Parenthood is a great resource for learning about all options. ...Read more
Am on the family planning injection and am bleeding since November 24. I would like to know how I can stop this bleeding, it's driving me insane?
Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone)?: You don't specify what your injection is, but if it is Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) this is a common occurrence and not easily remedied by artificial means. If this was your first injection of 3 months, then the 2nd injection might improve the situation as your body and pituitary becomes more accustomed to the medication. ...Read more
See specialist: If you truly have pcos you may need to see a specialist to help you ovulate and become pregnant with the help of certain medications. ...Read more
Options: A good health history should be taken, including sexual history & evaluation for high risk sexual behavior. At the minimum, a breast & pelvic exam with pap smear & cultures for std. All options for birth control should be offered & discussed. Usually a follow up for blood pressure check after 1-2 months if using birth control hormone therapy. ...Read more
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