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10 February 2004

I need information about contraception

Gone are the days when couples had little control over how many babies they had and when they them. Today, different methods of contraception provide couples with a wide choice.

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Gone are the days when couples had little control over how many babies they had and when they them. Today, different methods of contraception provide couples with a wide choice. And the bonus is that the most frequently used method of contraception, the condom, also largely prevents the spread of sexually transmitted infections.

But first, a little more information on the history of contraception. Read this, and be glad that you live in the twenty-first century.

But choosing the right form of contraception is not always easy. It is important that you find one that suits your pocket, your state of health and your lifestyle. Take a look at details regarding the different types of contraceptives that are available, and make your choice after reading the article on

different types of contraceptives, "natural" methods, barrier methods, hormonal methods, emergency contraception, intrauterine devices, vasectomies and female sterilisation.

 
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