Wednesday, 27 November 2013

SISI NURSE: THE RIGHT METHOD IS THE ONE THAT SUITS YOU

SISI NURSE: THE RIGHT METHOD IS THE ONE THAT SUITS YOU: Family planning/child spacing/conception control is available to help individuals and couples to choose if and when they will have a child...

THE RIGHT METHOD IS THE ONE THAT SUITS YOU

Family planning/child spacing/conception control is available to help individuals and couples to choose if and when they will have a child(family planning),or to choose the number of children that they will have(family limitation).The principle of choice is very important,as it includes not only the choice of using family planning,but the choice of the method most suitable for the individiual/couple.
Using contraception can help to avoid unwanted pregnancies and space births;protect against STIs,including HIV/AIDS;and provide other health benefits.
Efficacy of all contraceptives is based on correct and consisitent use.There's a suitable method for everyone,you can choose from the various methods.

ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS
This method is good for women who:
  • want effective short or long term child spacing.
  • are breast-feeding a baby who is less than 6 weeks old.
  • are primarily breast-feeding between 6 weeks and 6 months since giving birth.
  • can take a pill everyday.
Effectiveness is 92-99% with correct and consistent use

INJECTABLES
This method is good for women who:
  • want long-term child spacing.
  • prefer a method that lasts 2 to 3months
  • are breast-feeding a baby more than 6 weeks old
Effectiveness is 99+%

IMPLANTS
This method is suitable for women who:
  • want long-term child spacing.
  • prefer a method that last up to 3 to 5years
  • are breast-feeding a baby more than 6 weeks old
Effectiveness is 99+%

COITUS INTERRUPTUS
This method is also known as 'withdrawal method' i.e withdrawal of the penis from the vagina just before ejaculation.This requires a great deal of self control.The risk of pregnancy is high.

CONDOMS
This method(male condoms) is good for men who:
  • can use it every time they have sex.
  • do not want children at the moment.
  • want protection against STIs,including HIV/AIDS.
Effectiveness is 98% with correct and consistent use
It(female condoms) is also good for women who:
  • can use it every time they have sex
  • do not want to get pregnant at the moment.
  • want protection against STIs,including HIV/AIDS.
  • are breast-feeding.
Effectiveness is 86-97% with correct and consistent use.

PERIODIC ABSTINENCE
This is also known as the safe period or natural family planning.This method is good for women who:
  • have co-operation and  full commitment of their partners.
  • have regular menstrual cycles.
  • are not at risk of STIs.
  • are breastfeeding
  • are able to keep careful daily records of menstrual cycles and body changes.
  • can avoid or have protected sex during their fertile days(she can determine her safe period by calculating the date of ovulation in each cycle,and then subtracting three days from that day in the shortest cycle and adding three days in the longest cycle.Temperature method and mucus method can be used in monitoring ovulation).
Efectiveness is 80% with correct and consistent use

VAGINAL DIAPHRAGM
It is also known as 'Dutch cap'.This method is good for women who:
  • can use it every time they have sex.
  • are able to choose the correct size and wear it correctly and consistently.
  • are breast-feeding.
Effectiveness is 80-94% with correct and consistent use

INTRAUTERINE CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICE(IUCD)
This method is good for women who:
  • wish to avoid pregnancy has an advantage over pills.
  • want short or long-term child spacing.
  • cannot use hormonal methods
  • are breast-feeding.
Effectiveness is 99+%

TUBAL LIGATION
This is a permanent method of birth control which will require surgery.This involves cutting out a portion of the oviducts.It is good for women who:
  • have completed their family size.
  • do not expect to reverse the operation.
  • should not have more children for health reasons.
Effectiveness is 99+%

VASECTOMY
It merely prevents the sperm from being ejaculated.The operation is relatively simple,a small segment of the vas deferens is cut out.It is good for men who:
  • have completed their family size
  • do not expect to reverse the operation.
Effectiveness is 99+%


BE WISE!!!! SEE YOUR HEALTH PROVIDER AND MAKE A CHOICE NOW