ANSWERS: How much do you really know about hormonal contraceptives?

06 April 2020 | Others | by Life Yangu

How well did you perform?

Question 1: The following are hormonal contraceptive methods, except one. Which one?

Answer 1: Voluntary female surgical contraception. This involves cutting and tying the fallopian tubes to prevent sperm from fertilising the ovum released from the ovary and reaching the uterine cavity. Learn more here.

Question 2: This type of hormonal contraception can prevent pregnancy for up to three years.

Answer 2: The implant offers long-term protection against pregnancy for up to five years. Find out more here.

Question 3: True or False: The progestin-only injectable contraception requires daily or weekly attention

Answer 3: FALSE. The progestin-only injection has the monthly, the two months and the three months intervals. Read more here.

Question 4: Which one of the following statement about hormonal contraception is false?

Answer 4: They protect against HIV infection and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

The only contraception that protects against HIV and STIs are condoms. Read more here.

Question 5: All these are regular form of contraception except?

Answer 5: Emergency contraception.

Emergency Contraception is not to be used as a regular method of contraception. Find out more here.

Found your contraception of choice? Find a health facility near you to access contraception services.

Talk to us

Find us on social media

Privacy statementCondition of useReport a side effect

Our goal is to motivate young men and women to take control of their sexual and reproductive health.

© Copyright 2024 | All Rights Reserved

Layer 1
Verified by MonsterInsights