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What is a copper-T?

It is a T-shaped, commonly used intra-uterine contraceptive which has copper incorporated in it. It prevents intra-uterine pregnancy but chances of tubal (ectopic) pregnancy inav still remain. Insertion and removal of a copper-T is a simple, out-patient procedure. It...

What is the correct method of using condoms?

To avoid the risk of acquiring or transmitting STDs,the use of latex condom is essential.the following precaution will prove useful: 1. use a new condom for every sexual act 2. Do not use condoms after the expiry date 3.Tear the packet from a corner and remove the...

are the different contraceptive methods available today?

Today, a wide range of contraceptive methods are available and the current approach is to provide a ‘cafeteria approach’, i.e., to offer all the different methods to an individual, allowing him to choose which method to adopt.

why is family Planning important today?

population control assumes importance if one considers the population fact that, forty years ago, re 340 million, which, in 1981, had swelled to 600 million,in 1999, increased to 950 million and escalated to more than one billion following the turn of the century....