6 Things to Know About Contraceptives Before You Get Married
Ignorance isn’t always bliss. Let’s focus on something serious – contraceptives – something that some women should know about and yet something that most women shy away from talking about.
When my friend was going to be married, she happened to mention a visit to the gynaecologist to know about the dos and don’ts related to her physical relationship with her husband.
To be honest, I didn’t realise it was so important for women to consult their gynaec prior to their wedding before this conversation. And not just the women, it’s important for the grooms-to-be as well.
A gynaecologist would be the best person (obviously) to explain the care and consequences you need to keep in mind before starting taking birth control and help you decide if you want to take contraceptive pills or not.
If you’re a bride-to-be, continue reading to know at least the most basic things about contraception.
1. Contraceptive pills (or birth control pills) are to be had regularly to avoid pregnancy.
2. Emergency contraceptive pills contain the same components but in a higher quantity, that help you avoid pregnancy.
3. Birth control pills are to be had every day at the same time to avoid pregnancy.
4. They are safe but you might experience some side-effects.
Some side effects include:
2. Sore breasts
3. Mood swings
4. Weight gain
To know more, please consult your gynaecologist.
5. If you are ready to conceive, you can stop taking the pill anytime you want.
6. Last but not least, they don’t interrupt your sexual activity and are highly effective.
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If you’re looking for more information about this, do schedule an appointment with your gynaecologist.