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What are some advantages of the natural family planning method of birth control?

What are some advantages of the natural family planning method of birth control?

Cheapest: Well you don't have to spend any money on it whatsoever and that makes it the cheapest form of birth control. It can work well provided you have very regular, predictable cycles and that you are compliant with abstinence during your peak fertility times. ...Read more

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How is natural family planning used?

How is natural family planning used?

It's tricky: Some people use basal body temperature charts, ovulation predictor kits, etc. Honestly, it is one of the least effective birth control options and unplanned pregnancies occur frequently. ...Read more

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What exactly is natural family planning?

What exactly is natural 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

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How do you do natural family planning?

How do you do natural family planning?

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

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How effective are natural family planning methods?

How effective are natural family planning methods?

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

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I'd like to stop taking the bc pill but don't want anymore children. Does natural family planning work? How would I begin?

I'd like to stop taking the bc pill but don't want anymore children. Does natural family planning work? How would I begin?

Family planning: 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

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How effective is the natural family planning method for contraception?

How effective is the natural family planning method for contraception?

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

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If a woman has regular periods, is natural family planning effective?

If a woman has regular periods, is natural family planning effective?

More appropriate: Natural family planning works best in women with regular cycles because they can more easily determine certain signs of fertility although it also depends on if they know the correct ways of determining when they are fertile. ...Read more

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What are some disadvantages of the natural family planning method of birth control?

What are some disadvantages of the natural family planning method of birth control?

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

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When should I avoid sexual intercourse when I am using the natural family planning method?

When should I avoid sexual intercourse when I am using the natural family planning method?

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

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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 method of birth control for those who say they are "against" birth control?

Depends who u ask: The answer has more to do with your religious and political beliefs than science or medicine. Technically, not having sex until you are married is a form of birth control, yet some people are against premarital sex and birth control. Go figure. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Fraternal twins?: The release of more than one egg (ovum) can certainly make natural family planning a challenge. Perhaps condom use if you want to refrain from pregnancy right now. If you want to be pregnant, it may be a 2 for 1. ...Read more

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Do natural family planning places sell birth control pills?

Do natural family planning places sell birth control pills?

Probably not: There really is nothing "natural" about the suppression of birth control pills. I suppose this depends on the clinic philosophy. ...Read more

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What is family planning?

What is family planning?

Birth control: Family planning boils down to effective birth control such as a woman to become pregnant only, when she desires to have a baby. In fact, it implies that the partner is involved in the decision making. ...Read more

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What are common family planning method?

What are common family planning method?

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

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Please send some safe family planning methods.

Contraception: Check out http://www. Plannedparenthood. Org/all-access/my-method-26542.Htm for some options specific to you. ...Read more

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Which method is more useful for family planning?

Which method is more useful for family planning?

Many options: Iuds like Mirena (levonorgestrel) and paragard or implants like Nexplanon are the easiest to use and the most effective. There are many other options though such as pills, patch, nuvaring, condoms and depoprovera. ...Read more

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What will they ask me at family planning appointments?

What will they ask me at family planning appointments?

Medical history: 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

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What is the name of the family planning injection taken monthly?

What is the name of the family planning injection taken monthly?

Depo-Estradiol: One option is depo-estradiol. Another is depo-provera, but that form of contraception is given every 3 months. ...Read more

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Does medicaid pay for family planning services?

Does medicaid pay for family planning services?

Medicaid: Medicaid will pay for birth contro pills, iuds, implanon, shots, and when you are ready, sterilization for women. ...Read more

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What are the negative effect of family planning pills?

What are the negative effect of family planning pills?

Manifold: However, it is safer to be on the bcp than be pregnant when you list the risks of both. Some of which are blood clots in your legs, strokes, high blood pressure etc. ...Read more

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What are side effects of loop as family planning method

What are side effects of loop as family planning method

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

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What to expect for first IUD. Getting it done throu a family planning service. Effectiveness?

What to expect for first IUD. Getting it done throu a family planning service. Effectiveness?

IUD insertion: IUD insertion is usually innocuous with short lived cramping and very little if any pain. IUD's are extremely effective, but when they fail, tubal (ectopic) pregnancies are more common. IUD's work by preventing the fertilized ovum from implanting in the uterus. ...Read more

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I meant to ask if there is medication to clean after the family planning injection in this I am referring to the nustrate?

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

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What services do family planning clinics provide?

What services do family planning clinics provide?

Often provide: "Contraceptive counseling, Contraceptive implant insertion & removal, IUD insertion & removal, Oral contraceptives,
Injectable Contraceptives, Emergency contraception, sterilization" as well as education & various options for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Am married and I want to do family planning with calendar not with tablet please help?

Am married and I want to do family planning with calendar not with tablet please help?

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

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When is the right time for my wife to start having family planning injection? She gave birth a month ago.

When is the right time for my wife to start having family planning injection? She gave birth a month ago.

One month: The answer may depend on whether she is breast feeding. The gynecologist may have the last word on this. Plan on having that discussion after your wife starts getting her menstrual periods again. ...Read more

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What ways can I use for family planning without using contraceptives? I'm a virgin but want to be prepared just in case.

What ways can I use for family planning without using contraceptives? I'm a virgin but want to be prepared just in case.

Abstinence: Without the use of contraceptives, the only other effective methods of family planning are abstinence or planning on getting pregnant. The rhythm method is not particularly useful. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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I have a pcos n now m thinking for family planning, so can you please guide me.?

I have a pcos n now m thinking for family planning, so can you please guide me.?

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

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What can I expect going to the family planning clinic for contraception for the first time?

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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How long does it take to become pregnant after a 3month family planning injection expires?

How long does it take to become pregnant after a 3month family planning injection expires?

Months: Depo shot that lasts for 3 months can cause delays in ovulation and fertility.
It may take a few months before your ovulation returns to its original cycles.
You can have sex around the time of your ovulation and see if you can get pregnant. ...Read more