15 ways how to avoid pregnancy

14. Contraceptives for emergencies

If there is a risk of unprotected sexual sex or a failure to birth control such as broken condoms or inability to use pills for contraception, it’s possible to take contraceptive pills in emergency situations to decrease the chance of becoming pregnant.

Emergency contraception shouldn’t be used to replace traditional methods of birth control.

There are two kinds for emergency contraception

  • Contraceptives for emergencies: People must take the hormonal pill within 3 days of having an affair. The sooner someone takes it the better it is. Therefore, one should start taking it as soon as is possible after having sexual contact. The pills typically contain an ingredient called levonorgestrel. These pills are sold through the doctor or at a drugstore.
  • IUD made of Copper: IUDs that are made of copper: ParaGard IUD can be placed up to 5 days after sexual activity to avoid pregnancy. As per Planned Pregnancy, it is more than 99.9 percent efficient when used within the timeframe of.


15. Sterilization

Women and men alike are able to undergo procedures that reduce their fertility for life. According to the NHS states they are generally more than 99 percent effective in pre-empting pregnancy, however they don’t safeguard against STIs.

The male can undergo a vasectomy that involves cutting the tubes that contain the sperm. This is a relatively minor procedure that doesn’t require hospitalization. Vasectomy reverses are possible in certain cases. However, the fertility following the reverse is not always restored.

Women may undergo the sterilization process called tubal ligation. It involves sealing or clamping your fallopian tube. The results are typically permanent. In rare instances, the tubes can re-connect and lead to the birth of a baby.