Tag: Contraception

Contraception means any method a person uses to prevent themselves from getting pregnant.

Pregnancy happens when an egg is fertilised by sperm.

Contraception then employs any method that will prevent the sperm from meeting the egg.

It can also include methods that prevent a fertilised egg from being succesfully implanted in the womb to develop into a healthy child.



Can you use Contraception safely when Overweight?

When one factors in some of the clinical risks that contraceptive methods by themselves could cause, there is even more reason to study specific methods closely when one is overweight.
I thought it would be useful to review the recent guidance and remind ourselves about some key points to help stay safe and use contraception effectively.