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1

What is contraception?

Any method to prevent pregnancy

2

How does it work (3)

• Blocking transport of sperm to avoid fertilisation of oocyte • Disrupting the HPG axis to interfere with ovulation • Inhibiting implantation of the conceptus into endometrium

3

Name some methods of contraception

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4

How r Methods of contraception split?

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5

What is the Lactational amenorrhoea method

Breastfeeding delays the return of ovulation after childbirth

Bc prolactin inhibits HPG axis

6

What r the Barrier methods.
Advantages and disadvantages

Physical barriers- preventing entrance of sperm into the cervix Can also used with spermicide so additional chemical barrier

Protection from STIs!!!

7

HPG Axis: Role of Progesterone

At low doses, moderate/high doses

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8

Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill

Principal action:
Secondary action:

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9

Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill

Advantages and disadvatages

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