Whenit comes to birth control, it has always been and still is regarded as a quiteunpleasant and also controversial topic and thus, it is not talked about openly toooften. Given the fact that the times we live in are altering at an incredible pace and that changes emerge on a minute to minute basis, vast majority of people tends notonly to accept the novelty birth control techniques and methods, but they alsoemploy them for this purpose much more often than before. And this especiallygoes for the members of the female population.
Methods,techniques, “tools” and effectiveness
The list of those most frequently employed birth controlledtechniques and products, as well as their effectiveness rates, is in continuation.Male condom – the “tool” in questionhas been given a green light by the FDA as back as 1995. Of course,and as many already know this, condoms represent the birth control method that is certainly most frequently opted for. Their most evident advantages includenot only the ease of use and discarding, but also the effectiveness rates whichamount to 89%. However, what have studies also revealed is that as much aseleven women out of one hundred do get pregnant despite the fact their malepartners do actually use condoms. Other downsides are also tendency to induceirritation, as well as various allergic reactions in both sexes.Oral contraceptives/combined pill areknown as a quite effective way to prevent the ovulation by employing the servicesof both the estrogen and the progestin hormones at once. November 2003 saw FDA’sapproval of the chewing form of these pills. Effectiveness rate amounts tostaggering 99%, with just one or two women out of one hundred who doget pregnant. What should be always kept in mind is that, in order for them tobe most effective, taking them on a daily basis is a must, no matter if an intercoursetakes place.Intrauterine devices – refer to adevice that has taken the form o a letter “T” and has been available to generalpublic in its officially approved form ever since 1976. It functions when placed inside the woman’s uterus. Effectiveness rate is regarded to bealmost 100% and in just those most rare of cases they fail. This is to say that every one woman in one hundred gets pregnant
Otherways to avoid unwanted pregnancy include the use of diaphragm with spermicides and, of course, abstinence.