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Natural contraceptives

All of the necessary information about natural contraceptives

We inform you on all that you need to know aboute natural contraceptives. Know the methods which can be used as natural contraceptives. Inform yourself on the disadvantages of natural contraceptives.

The natural contraceptives which we talk about in the following are not usually very secure because it’s correct their correct usage insists on a good understanding of our own body which we don’t always have.

If you feel like using them, you should be well informed and abstain from sexual relations with intercourse during the fertile days. It is key that your partner is in agreement and that they participate as much as possible.

Natural contraceptives: methods

Among the natural contraceptives, we can find:

- Prolonged breastfeeding: this is based on breast feeding, as there is no menstruation, it is not a fertile period. This is incorrect since during breastfeeding that can be spontaneous ovulations which means you run a risk of pregnancy.

- Ogino method: consists of obstaining from having intercourse the days before and after ovulation.

- Billings method: consists of determining the fertile days through the observation of the changes that are produced in the cervical mucus.

Natural contraceptives: advice

Natural contraceptives are usually advised in:

-Couples who have a religious conscience with the use of other contraceptives such as the condom for example.

-Couples who have low fertility, etc.

Natural contraceptives: disadvantages

You have to remember that natural contraceptives are not always completely secure and have disadvantages. Some of these disadvantages can be:

-It has a success rate of 70-75%.

-It requires the cooperation of the partner and commitment.

-They usually fail a lot due to confusion at the time of doing the calculations and also for the lack of understanding of the method used.

-It doesn’t protect against sexually transmitted diseases.