Choosing wisely for effective birth control
Safe and effective birth control is an issue that has bothered many couples. While it is easier to choose not getting pregnant; many find it difficult choosing the birth control method that is most comfortable and the safest to use. There are several factors one needs to consider while weighing the pros and cons of all the options available and choose wisely thereafter.With advancement in medical science; thanks to the countless researches in the field of gynecology|||||the branch of medicine dealing with diseases of the genital tract in women., women today have a wide array of ***birth control methods*** to choose from. This however, has a flip side too. More the choices, more is the scope for doubt.
It is therefore, essential that you give some thought before choosing a birth control method, so that you opt for one that you can use with ease and comfort, consistently whenever required. Here are several important factors to consider before you make this very crucial choice:
Being at ease with a birth control method is the first and foremost point of importance in making the correct choice. While some women might find taking pills the most comfortable and convenient method of avoiding pregnancy; there might be those finding it tedious to pop a pill everyday and keep a tab. While someone might prefer wearing a diaphragm|||||a flexible rubber cup that is inserted into the vagina and fits over the cervix for contraception; to someone else it might be a reason for discomfort. It is therefore, essential that one shortlists only those methods as options, which one is comfortable with. Being honest about your fears and worries with your partner and your gynae, helps address the issue effectively.
Ease of use:
Keeping into consideration one’s lifestyle, one must choose a contraceptive that is easy to use. While you might be comfortable with the idea of taking pills, there might be a chance that your busy schedule and inconsistent timings might cause you to skip occasionally, rendering the method ineffective. Also, while diaphragms might be comfortable; they might lose some points to the once in three months contraceptive injection. What matters is the convenience and the ease of use associated with your method that helps make it a wise choice.