Flashcards in Contraception Deck (9)
What is contraception?
Any method to prevent pregnancy
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
Name some methods of contraception
How r Methods of contraception split?
What is the Lactational amenorrhoea method
Breastfeeding delays the return of ovulation after childbirth
Bc prolactin inhibits HPG axis
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!!!
HPG Axis: Role of Progesterone
At low doses, moderate/high doses
Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill