From contraception to pregnancy : important themes of women’s life and health.
There are multiple kinds of birth control measures that can be used at different points during the process, right from ovulation to fertilization till implantation is done. Each method comes with its own consequences and risks. Some of the methods proven to be more reliable are mentioned below.
- Oral contraception’s
- Cervical cap
- Diaphragm with spermicide
- Contraceptive Patch
Different women have different menstrual cycles. Although the average length is 28 days, some experience shorter cycles of 22 days while for others, it can go upto 36 days. There is no common standard that is regarded as normal as the period cycle varies with every woman and even may not remain the same from one cycle to the next for the same woman. This phase is characterized by two phases.
- The menstrual cycle
- Abnormal periods
Pregnancy symptoms are not the same for all women. In fact, they may not even be the same for one woman during different pregnancies. The symptoms vary in intensity, duration, and frequency. The symptoms could be physical as well as emotional.
- Missing period
- Tender breasts
- Heightened sensitivity to aromas
Emergency contraception is used after a sexual intercourse in order to avoid unwanted pregnancies. There are different types of contraception which provide the results in different ways. They are discussed below in detail.
- Barrier method
Every month, there comes a phase when your body is most likely to get pregnant. This phase usually lasts for up to six days and is known as the fertile window. The logic is that a sperm can survive inside a female body for about a week while an egg can survive only for one day.
- When does ovulation actually take place ?
- What are the symptoms of ovulation ?
- How long to fertilize ?
Pregnancy comes with an armload of maladies. From the conception till the delivery, your body goes through a number of hormonal changes. This does not only influence physical changes but also the emotions. It is quite normal for pregnant women to go through moodiness and irritability. The ailments can, however, vary in intensity during different stages of pregnancy. Listed below are some of the most common ailments experienced by pregnant women.
- Morning sickness
- Stretch marks