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Depo-Provera

Forms of Contraception – Depo-Provera

Depo-provera (medroxyprogesterone) contains a type of hormone called a ‘progestogen’ that is injected into the muscle (usually in the buttock, leg or arm), which stops women from ovulating (producing eggs), thickens the mucus in...

Implanon

Forms of Contraception – Implanon

Implanon is about the size of a thin matchstick. It contains a hormone called etonorgestrel. Most users have it inserted under the skin of their upper arm, not far above the elbow. The ‘match’...

Patch

Forms of Contraception – Patch

It comes in the form of a self-adhesive patch which is stuck on a clean, dry, non-hairy area of skin (and not on breasts). Each patch lasts a week and needs to be changed...

Vaginal Ring

Forms of Contraception – Vaginal Ring

The vaginal ring offers protection against pregnancy without the inconvenience of barrier methods, spermicides or remembering to take a daily pill. The ring is a once a month combined hormonal contraceptive method which consists...

Sponge

Forms of Contraception – Sponge

The Today®Sponge was the first successful product to incorporate a spermicide into a barrier contraceptive and was reintroduced into the market in 2005 after its first introduction in 1983-1995. The Today® Sponge is a...

Diaphragm

Forms of Contraception – Diaphragm

Diaphragm The diaphragm is put in the vagina before sex, positioned so that it keeps sperm from getting anywhere near the cervix. Diaphragms are ‘domes,’ made of thin, soft rubber. They form an excellent...

condom

Forms of Contraception – Condom

I will be sharing different forms of contraception in this and next few posts. As you know that there is no 1 ideal contraception that suits all women. Women have many reasons for seeking...