Roughly 25% of women fall pregnant accidentally while they’re on birth control. Why? Because they’re either not happy with the method they’re using (and therefore not fully committed to using it properly), or their contraception doesn’t match their lifestyle.
If you’re still searching the right birth control or you’re not satisfied with the one you’re on, Mirena or the copper IUD might be right for you. Long-acting and around 99% effective, the IUD is the contraceptive option of choice for a significant portion of South African women.
Think you know everything there is to know about birth control? Here are 10 facts that may surprise you.
When it comes to contraceptives, there are a handful of common ones that most people rely on, like the pill and the condom. But there are in fact many other types of birth control to choose from, some of which may be better suited to you and your lifestyle than others.
How many times have you worn shoes that felt uncomfortable or hurt your feet? It’s an unpleasant feeling, and you probably couldn’t wait to pull them off and feel the relief of your bare feet on the floor.
People try some crazy forms of contraception to avoid falling pregnant. Here we’re sharing some of the weird contraceptives and methods we hear about – but be warned, don’t try these at home!
For decades, contraception has empowered women and improved their quality of life, giving them the freedom to choose when or if to become parents.
Maybe the condom broke or perhaps you just got caught up in the moment. Either way, it’s the morning after the night before, and you’ve realised you may be at risk of an unplanned pregnancy. You need an immediate, reliable solution.