Nowadays there are many options available for contraception. The main approaches are to thwart ovulation, to keep the female ovum from coming into contact with fertile sperm cells or to prevent the fertile ovum from implanting in the uterine lining. Besides natural family planning, there are intrauterine devices as well as chemical, mechanical, hormonal or surgical methods.
Along with their many advantages, all contraceptive methods have disadvantages, too. Potential side effects should be kept as low as possible and the Pearl Index good enough to feel comfortable and safe.
I can advise you about the methods mentioned below and take the time to find a contraceptive solution tailored to you!
- The Pill or estrogen-free pill
- Vaginal rings and contraceptive patches
- Contraception during the lactation period
- Intrauterine devices and coils
- Hormonal contraceptive implant
- 3-monthly contraceptive injection
- Morning-after pill
- Sterilization (tubal ligation/occlusion for women, vasectomy for men)