perfect use: 6 results
Hurray for Fertility and Birth Control Apps! Are Critics Making Uninformed Assertions About Their Effectiveness?
by Ann Mullen, Director of Health Education at Cycle Technologies
When evaluating a contraceptive method, the first question you will likely ask is "How effective is it?" It is a critical question, because after all, if you are sexually active and wish to prevent pregnancy, you need a reliable birth control method. But you may be surprised ...
As discussed in an earlier post, Birth Control Effectiveness - How Risky is Your Birth Control?, there is a big difference between Perfect Use and Typical Use when it comes to efficacy. Most people hear Perfect Use efficacy from manufacturers and health providers, but Typical
Why do women choose to use this fertility awareness-based method? No Side Effects - The #1 reason women tell us that they've chosen to use t
Is Your Family Planning Method Effective? The Difference Between Typical Use and Perfect Use Efficacy
Many of us have no idea how effective (or ineffective as the case may be), different birth control methods actually are. Doctors will tell you the effectiveness rates of some birth control options based on their “Perfect Use” efficacy rates and for others, you will hear their “Typical Use” ...
Many people are surprised to find out that their chosen method of birth control is not quite as effective as they may think. They’ll ask, “If the Pill is 99.9% effective, how come I got pregnant?” When talking about birth control effectiveness, there are two rates to consider: Perfect Use and ...