Avoiding Pregnancy: Birth Control / Family Planning Options
Find below some popular family planning options to prevent/plan your pregnancy, control the number of children you want and when to have them. It is important to use the contraceptive device properly to prevent pregnancy. Discuss your preferred chosen options with a gynecologist.
|Birth Control Method||Description|
Common questions on avoiding pregnancy.
Man Option 1: Male Condom
Male condom: Prevents sperms from entering uterus during sexual intercourse.
Man Option 2: Vasectomy (Permanent)
Vasectomy sterilization: To permanently disable release of sperms and stop triggering any pregnancy.
Man Option 3: Withdrawal Method
Withdrawal method: Reduces pregnancy chances but least safe among all options.
Woman Option 1: Pills
Pills/Oral contraception: Birth control method to temporarily prevent pregnancy.
Woman Option 2: Female Condom
Female condoms prevent sperms from entering the uterus during sexual intercourse.
Woman Option 3: IUD
IUD (Intra Uterine Device): An internal device inserted to prevent pregnancy.
Woman Option 4: Diaphragm
Diaphragm: A thin rubber dome like cup inserted into a woman's vagina to cover the cervix.
Woman Option 5: Tubectomy Sterilization (Permanent)
Tubectomy sterilization: To permanently disable egg fusion and stop triggering any pregnancy.