Safe (and the Worst) Birth Control Methods to Prevent Pregnancy


Birth control methods are basically barrier procedures that let you live your life to the fullest by preventing the implantation of the fertilised eggs inside the uterus. Gone are the days when you had to sit and stress over last night. There are plethora of options available that you can rely upon. As of now in 2018, you are open to various options to choose from depending on what suits you and your partner.

If you’re in qualms about which methods will prove most effective to you, keep scrolling down !

Well, birth control methods are available in both the forms. Depending upon what you want, it can be temporary or permanent. First, all you need to decide , whether you want it to be a temporary, or a permanent one.

  • Some major birth control types are :

Irreversible methods of birth control.

These are permanent birth control methods consisting a surgical procedure that makes a man who is able to produce sperm unable to cause a pregnancy. Ability to control about 99 % of pregnancy this can be your one step method to go for. Women can prefer tube blockage while man can opt for a vasectomy.

reversible methods of birth control

IUD (Non-hormonal/Hormonal)

A t- shaped small device will be placed inside the uterus and the probablity that it would help prevent pregnancy increases upto 99%. The good thing is it is available in two types non-hormonal (copper) and hormonal (plastic) too. Getting an IUD done can make you stress free for 3-10 years and is the most effective way considered till date.

Implant (Hormonal)

Performed with the placement of a rod under the skin in the upper arm, this method too can assure you 99 percent protection against pregnancy. The implant releases a hormone called progestin in order to prevent the ovaries from releasing eggs and simultaneously it thickens the mucous which creates difficulties for sperms to have its way towards the uterus.

The Vaginal Ring (Hormonal)

For three weeks each month, a flexible ring is placed inside a women’s vagina that proves safe 99 percent of the time. This ring releases hormones which disables ovaries from releasing eggs as well as thickens cervical mucous, thus making difficult for sperm to enter the uterus.

Patch (Hormonal)

The patch releases hormones that stops the ovaries from fertilization and also thickens the mucous in order to stop the sperm from reaching into the uterus. This patch can be put on any body parts but breasts.

Condoms (Non-hormonal)

Available in latex or polyurethane, condoms, is the immediate solution. Your partner will just have to wear it on an erect penis and this will stop the sperm from reaching the vagina during ejaculation. Condoms are undoubtedly one of the most affordable, accessible forms of birth control.

Withdrawal/Pull-out Method (Non-hormonal)

Though, you cannot rely on this method all the time, nevertheless, the chances that this method can help you avoid pregnancy is more than 70%. Your partner just needs to pull out his penis, while he is on his verge of ejaculation.

Thus, you’re your best judge of what’s best for you. Consult your doctor before opting for any method, review your options and discuss.


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