Contraception or birth control is a method with which you can prevent pregnancy. There are many types of contraception available, and you have to decide which is the right choice for you and your partner.
At Budget Fertility Center, we offer contraception treatment in Mumbai that is effective and affordable.
Our experienced gynecologist in Mumbai can help you choose the most appropriate one based on your health, whether you plan to have children in the future, and whether you need protection from sexually transmitted diseases.
Contraception uses medications, devices, or surgical procedures that help avoid unwanted pregnancy. It further allows couples to control their fertility and decide when they want to have children.
There are many contraception methods available; however, you have to pick the right one after weighing each birth control method's effectiveness, safety, affordability, and availability.
Moreover, many factors have to be considered while choosing a contraception method, such as when you wish to conceive and whether you want a permanent or reversible birth control method. Also, your need for contraception may change over time.
So, it is best to consult a doctor who can guide you and help you decide the one best suited to your needs.
But please note that the effectiveness of a birth control method depends on how properly you use it.
Read about the various contraception treatment in Mumbai available at Budget Fertility Center.
Contraception treatment in Mumbai
Our gynecologist in Mumbai has years of experience and knowledge in helping patients choose the most appropriate contraception according to their preferences, health, and lifestyle.
Check out some of the most common contraception treatment in Mumbai:
Reversible Contraception Method
Hormonal IUDs: It is a small T-shaped device that the doctor places in your uterus. It releases a low dose of progestin every day to prevent you from conceiving. They can stay for 3-6 years in your uterus.
Copper T intrauterine device: Copper T is one of the most preferred contraceptive methods. The small T-shaped IUD is inserted into the uterus and can be effective for ten years.
It is a thin rod placed under the skin of a women's upper arm. It releases progestin in the body for around three years.
Every three months, the doctor gives injections of progestin hormone to prevent pregnancy.
- Combined oral contraceptives: They are among the most reliable contraceptives containing progestin and estrogen. They work by not allowing the ovaries to release the egg and also prevent the sperm from combining with the egg by changing the cervical mucous and uterine lining.
It is always advisable to consult the doctor before starting with the pills. Our gynecologist in Mumbai can prescribe the right one for you according to your health and needs.
- Progestin-only pills: This prescription oral contraceptive only has one hormone present, progestin. It is primarily helpful for patients who cannot take estrogen.
It is a square-shaped sticky patch that releases hormones, estrogen, and progestin in your body through the skin to prevent pregnancy.
You have to change it weekly for three weeks and not use any patch on the fourth week to allow menses.
Hormonal vaginal contraceptive ring:
It is a flexible circular device that you must place in your vagina for three weeks. It slowly releases hormones to prevent pregnancy. In the fourth week, you will have to remove it to have your periods. After that, you will insert a new hormonal vaginal contraceptive ring.
A diaphragm is a flexible, soft, concave-shaped rubber cup that fits comfortably across the cervix. When combined with spermicidal jelly or cream, it kills or prevents the sperm from entering the uterus.
You have to insert it before sexual intercourse by carefully following the instructions for it to be effective. You will have to visit the doctor for a perfectly fitting one as they come in various sizes.
Male condoms are one of the most common contraception methods used by men. It prevents the sperm from entering the woman’s body. They also protect against STDs and HIV. Condoms are inexpensive, readily available, and portable. However, you have to use a new one every time you have intercourse.
The female condom is an alternative to a male condom. It is available without a prescription at medical stores and is an effective contraceptive method that protects against STIs and HIV.
Fertility Awareness-Based Methods
Fertility awareness means understanding your fertility pattern and using it to avoid getting pregnant. There are days when you are fertile and are likely to conceive if you have unprotected sex in a month.
Your monthly cycle is divided into days when you are fertile, which is more than nine days, days when there is a probability of conceiving, and days when you are infertile.
If you have regular menses and are aware of your fertility cycle, then you can either avoid having sex on your fertile days if you don’t want to get pregnant or use birth control methods.
Lactational Amenorrhea Method
This is a temporary birth control method for women who have recently delivered and are breastfeeding. It can be used by women who meet these criteria:
- Are not having periods after pregnancy (amenorrhea)
- They are entirely breastfeeding their child
- It has been less than six months since delivering the baby
It is not a birth control method. You can use it when you have unprotected sex or if there was a malfunction in the birth control method, like tearing the condom.
Emergency contraceptive pills are available that have to be had within five days of having unprotected sex. They are available over the counter. The earlier taken, the better it will work.
Permanent Birth Control Method
Tubal ligation: It is a female sterilization process where the fallopian tubes are tied so that the eggs and the sperm cannot combine for fertilization. It is a minor surgical process that does not require hospitalization, and the recovery is within a few days.
Vasectomy: It is a male sterilization process wherein the sperm cannot enter the penis. The semen does not contain sperm, so the man cannot fertilize the egg.
Vasectomy is an outpatient surgical procedure, and you recover within a week. But you will have to visit the doctor for tests to check whether your sperm count is zero. This whole process may take around 12 weeks, so until then, you will have to use other forms of birth control methods.
At Budget Fertility Center, we provide both methods of permanent contraception treatment in Mumbai. Furthermore, we take utmost care of your privacy, and you are assured of first-class treatment and care.
There are many different types of contraception available, and choosing the right one can be a daunting task. You can visit our expert gynecologist in Mumbai, who can help you decide the best option depending on your preference and needs.