Since a woman is most fertile in the few days prior to or after ovulation, it is never suggested that she have sexual intercourse during that time if she does not wish to get pregnant. In addition, an X sperm can withstand a more acidic environment, while a Y is more likely to survive in an alkaline environment.
While withdrawal is more effective in preventing pregnancy than unprotected sex, it is not recommended if avoiding pregnancy is critical for you. Related Pre-ejaculation fluid and pregnancy. Abortion: Breastfeeding USA does not take a position on abortion; rather, we are committed to providing evidence-based information.
Durston came across a technique pioneered 30 years ago by the late obstetrics researcher Landrum Shettles, M. Conversely, absence of breastfeeding may cause you to start ovulating as early as three weeks after giving birth.
Dehlendorf C. In: Contraceptive Technology. That is, unless you were born into a Catholic family. There is little research, however, to back up her assertions. Among his satisfied customers are Julie and Wolf Puckett. How important is it to you that the contraceptive method you use is compatible with breastfeeding?
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