Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Birth-Control Blunders

It is said that annually around the world, one out of every three pregnancies is unintended and therefore unplanned. While no contraceptive is 100% foolproof, human error accounts for the majority of these ‘oops' pregnancies and it is possible with a little foresight to protect oneself against them. Usually the mishap is obvious; the condom slipped, you forgot to use it or you got carried away and didn't bother. But just as often the unfortunate woman is left wondering "How did this happen".The answer is that a large number of can make a birth-control method less effective. Here are some of the lesser known birth control slip-ups, and how to sidestep them.

Patience Wanga advices women on taking birth control measures.