varies from couple to couple and depends on the properties of the method and characteristics of the user
name the factors affecting method contraceptive effectiveness
1. frequency of intercourse 2. motivation to prevent pregnancy 3. understanding of how to use the method 4. adherence to method 5. provision of short term or long term protection 6. likelihood of pregnancy for the individual woman 7. consistent use of it
what protects you against stis
barrier methods or condoms
calendar rhythm method
fertile period determined after recording the length ofbeginning of the fertile period is estimated by subtracting 18 days from the length of the shortest cycle end of the fertile period is determined by subtracting 11 days from the length of the longest
standard days method
modified form of the calendar rhythm method has fixed number of days of fertility for each cycle that is days 8 to 19 cycleBeads necklace can be used to track
based on monitoring and recording of cervical secretions. if she has secretions today or yesterday, she avoids sex/uses bc
ovulation method aka Billings method and the Creighton model ovulation method
recognizing and interpreting the cyclic changes in amount and consistency of cervical mucus. spinnbarket.
water resistant clear mucus in abundance stretched 50 or more centimeters indicates. Of maximum fertility sperm can survive
self evaluation of cervical mucus can be highly accurate and can be useful diagnostically for any of the following purposes:
to alert the couple to the reestablishment of ovulation, to see anovulation cycles at any time, to assist couples in planning a pregnancy
basal body temperature method
lowest body temperature of a healthy person taken immediately after waking and before getting out of bed usually varies from 36.2-36.3C during menses in for about 5 to 7 days afterwardsthen slight decrease in temp.
tool for the woman to gain fertility awareness Eshi tracks the physiological and psychological symptoms that mark the phases of her cycle
home predictor test kits for ovulation
urine predictor test detects luteinizing hormone. saliva predictor test uses dry non foamy saliva to show fertility pattern
natural family planning methods that was developed through some college uses cervical monitoring along with the clear plan easy fertility monitor, a handheld device that uses test strips to measure urinary metabolites of estrogen and LH.
N9, commonly used. surfactant that destroys the sperm cell membrane. avoid using this if you have many sexual partners. no prescription needed. inserted high into vagina contact with the cervix for at least 15 minutes no longer than an hour
signs and symptoms of TSS
sunburn type of rash diarrhea dizziness faintness weakness sore throat aching muscles and joints sudden high fever and vomiting