April 4, 2008

Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) – Contraceptives to Prevent Pregnancy

Posted in Category : Women's Health

Having a child is generally an important part of everybody’s life. Sometimes unplanned pregnancies can have really bad effects on your financial as well as emotional status. If this happens then there is a need of something that can help prevent to it. The different methods, which can be used, for preventing this are collectively called the fertility awareness methods (FAM).

The fertility awareness methods are the methods, which help preventing the occurrence of pregnancy. They can be classified into several types according to the mode in which they function or the time when they are used. One of the common and popular methods are using barriers as condoms, contraceptive sponges, and the surgical methods as diaphragm, cervical caps, etc. then the second type of method is the use of contraceptive and hormones which can prevent occurrence of pregnancy.

Some of the natural fertility awareness methods are withdrawal of the penis before ejaculation, breast feeding, etc.

Apart from these methods, some permanent fertility awareness methods are also available. They include the surgical sterilization methods.

All the above- mentioned fertility awareness methods are well supported by the modern medical science. They are safe and do not have any side effect. However, for the artificial methods it is always better to consult a doctor and then use them under his advice.