Tubal ligation, also known as tubectomy, is the contraception procedure for women. During the procedure, your fallopian tubes are cut, tied, or blocked to permanently prevent pregnancy.
A contraceptive implant, also known as Implanon, is a contraceptive implantation device about the size of a match that is inserted into the inner side of a woman’s upper arm.
A contraceptive injection uses hormone injected into your body to prevent pregnancies. The hormone pregestogen is released into your bloodstream and can prevent pregnancy for about 8 to 13 weeks. Reminder: Any contraceptive injection has to be administered and done by a verified medical doctor.
Birth control is the procedure to prevent any future pregnancies. There are several methods towards contraception, including condoms, oral contraceptive pills, tubal ligation, and vasectomy. You should discuss with your doctor to decide on which contraceptive method is the best for you.
Sometimes not all pregnancies are planned and expected. For unexpected or planned pregnancies, guidance and support can be provided by women specialist doctors so that new and expectant mothers are not alone in handling this new phase of life.
Both obstetricians and gynaecologists specialize in women health, focusing on the female reproductive system. Obstetricians do specialized practice in pregnancy and childbirth, why gynaecologists specialize in women reproductive health conditions. If you have a health condition or a pregnancy that you wish to get medical advice for, you can consult an obstetrician or gynaecologist (women specialist).