It’s fertility control. A collection of options for protection against unwanted pregnancy.

There are many methods of contraception, including condoms, disks, patches, inserts, tablets etc.

Birth control interesting facts

1. IUDs are T-shaped, contain copper or levonorgestrel.

2. Copper inserts fail in 0.8% of cases according to the failure rate, while inserts with levonorgesstrel fail only in 0.2%.

3. Only a gynecologist can insert an IUD after examinations.

4. Only a condom will protect you from contracting sexually transmitted diseases.

5. Emergency contraception “tablet po” in Poland is currently available only on prescription.

Added: Paulina

6. In the USA, up to 85% of pregnancies between the ages of 15 and 19 resulted from lack of protection.

7. In Asia and South America, sterilization is the most frequently chosen form of contraception.

8. Irrigation after intercourse is not a method of contraception.

9. It is not true that a woman cannot become pregnant during the first intercourse.

10. It is possible for a woman to become pregnant during menstruation.

11. As many as 65% of unplanned pregnancies occur in couples using contraception.

12. The only one that gives 100% certainty that you will not get pregnant is sexual absenteeism.

13. Breast stones are not a 100% contraceptive method.

14. Often in Poland, contraceptive pills are prescribed to fight acne.

Added: Paulina

15. Carrying a condom in your wallet for long periods of time can significantly increase the risk of it ineffective due to temperature changes and friction that creates microdamage.

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16. During the “Cold War”, Americans planned to drop XL size condoms on the Soviet Union, labeled as medium size (medium size).

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17. Natural methods of contraception are similarly effective to hormonal methods – they are as effective as birth control pills and better than condoms.

18. The best device available on the market for the application of NPR methods is the Cyclotest.

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Birth control questions and answers

What methods of contraception best protect against pregnancy?

The most effective methods of contraception are sterilization: vasectomy in men (cutting and ligation of the vas deferens) and ligation of the fallopian tubes in women.

Answer: Paulina

What are the least effective methods of contraception?

Spermicides are the least effective method of contraception.

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What are the undesirable effects of sterilization such as vasectomy and tubal ligation?

Most often it is an irreversible procedure, such people will not be able to have more children.

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Why is the Catholic Church opposed to contraception?

According to the church, abortion is the use of methods that do not allow the embryo to implant in the uterus.

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What are the side effects of hormonal contraception?

The most common side effects of hormonal contraception are headaches, malaise, breast pain, abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea.

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