When a baby comes, many people are excited about the adorable creature that has joined the family.
But when childbirth becomes a yearly activity, a lot of stress could be put on the mother and other members of the family.
There will be lots of things to buy when a baby arrives; diapers, baby food, baby clothes, baby accessories, baby utensils etc.
Definitely, you’ll feel strained in every dimension; emotionally, physically, mentally and financially.
Moreover, how many married men would agree to use a condom on their wives in order to prevent unwanted or unplanned pregnancies?
I won’t be able to exhaust all the birth control methods because obviously I’m not a health specialist but the ultimate question is “If all these methods have some side effects, which one is totally safe and accurate?”
From my research, I discovered that the only reliable birth control method is ABSTINENCE. Hahahahahahah… Very funny, right? No, it isn’t.
Why would I deliberately abstain from s*x?” well, if you really want to control your birth rate, I would advise you stay with me on this one.
Ladies, especially have to make this work; you have some convincing and refusal to do because it won’t be easy for your spouse.
I know men would hate this method but let’s be honest! You can’t possibly be having s*x every day now that you’re married. So, what’s the big deal? You only have to abstain for a few days.
It is during this process that the egg travels down the fallopian tube where it may be met by a sp~rm and become fertilised.
How do you know you’re ovulating?
know that you are ovulating and on which day of your cycle you are ovulating,
observe your fertility signs throughout your cycle and record them on a chart.
your v~gina’s mucus is clear, slick and slippery; the consistency of egg white.
This is the best sign of when ovulation is actually happening.
You know that period you feel like jumping on your spouse and tearing off his
clothes? Yeah, that’s it. It is the body’s way of preparing for
* Check for abdominal pains:
It could be so severe that she can’t walk, sit or lie down without screaming out in pain.
S*x could also be a painful activity for some women during this period. This could be a definite sign of ovulation.
before your estimated day of ovulation. You can get this at the hospital or a
body temperature every day. Using a special basal body temperature
thermometer will ensure accurate measurement.
Your BBT rises about half a
degree Celsius after ovulation has occurred. By charting your temperature, it’s
easy to see when the rise in temperature and ovulation happens.
ovulate every 14 days after they begin your menstruation. Get a calendar and
mark the first day of your last period.
Count 14 days from that first day and
you will get your ovulation day which is your most fertile day. You can also
download an ovulation calculator on your phone.
particular month, start counting from the 8th till you get to
the 14th day after. See illustration below:
of the 5 days to your most fertile day, you are likely to get pregnant.
your spouse on these days.
changes according to your menstrual period.
Talk to your husband and convince him about your birth control method. You need to be strong and determined to carry this out.
If done correctly, you can plan your family properly by spacing your children the way you want.
It requires a great deal of self-control and cooperation from you and your partner. You can always try multiple birth control methods to find out what works for you and your spouse.
Doctors usually advise couples to use more than one birth control method.
Depending on your cycle length the most fertile days in the cycle varies; just pay attention to your body.