Some couples are very hard not to have children, while others do everything possible to conceive one. In both cases, the medical science of great benefit. New diagnostic methods and medicines along with advanced surgical techniques can provide many childless couples to achieve pregnancy.

There are a variety of contraceptives. Differences in health, religious beliefs, reliability (see table below) and convenience may be factors affecting the choice of contraceptive. In many cases you can get help from your doctor to choose the right method.


Number of pregnancies per 100 women *

Pill (mini pill)less than 1
Spiralless than 1
Condom with spermicides agentless than 1
Pessary with spermicides agent2
Ensure periods2-20
Sterilizationless than 2 per 1000
No contraception90
* If the method is used by 1 year



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