NOT effective at all!
The 'rhythm method' is not safe sex or effective as a birth control.
Forget it! It's NOT an effective form of birth control!
Spermicide alone, rhythm/calendar alone, contraceptive sponge, diaphragm. Withdrawal, used consistently, is more effective than all of these, but still not a highly effective method.
Yes you can get HPV using the rhythm method if your partner is infected with HPV.
With the exception of abstinence or radical surgery, no mechanical or chemical method of birth control is 100% effective, though most modern contraceptives are very reliable.Less so is using the so called rhythm method or coitus interuptus (pulling out).
The only 100% effective means is abstinence- not to have sex. Surgical sterilization, such as removal of the uterus is also highly effective. All common means of birth control such as condoms, birth control pills, IUDs, withdrawal, rhythm method CAN fail in some percentage of cases.
Many couples are using Natural Methods of Contraception including rhythm method.
Actually, there is no such thing. Some religions oppose contraception, and they recommend what they call "natural birth control," also known as the "rhythm method." This involves determining the woman's most fertile time and abstaining during that time. Unfortunately, this method is highly unreliable. It should also be noted that there is nothing in The Bible that opposes Birth Control, and in fact, there is evidence that some forms of contraception were known to the ancient world. The rhythm method is about 75 to 80 percent effective. For an explanation of the rhythm method visit the related link below.
There are 3 different ways to use the rhythm method and it's best to combine all of them. Your doctor needs to train you on how to do it properly.
Unwanted pregnancy and STDs
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