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The contraceptive campaign


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A presentation on the various types of contraeption and ways to avoid unwanted pregnancys n STD's

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The contraceptive campaign

  1. 1. Do It Right!
  2. 2. What We’re About
  3. 3. What Are Condoms? <ul><li>How Do They Work? </li></ul>Condoms fit over a man’s penis and prevents sperm entering the vagina and fertilising an egg. A condom is a barrier device made from latex which is used during sexual intercourse to reduce the probability of pregnancy and the spreading of sexually transmitted diseases.
  4. 4. What Is The Pill? <ul><li>The pill is a tablet which contains two female hormones that stop the female from producing eggs each month. </li></ul><ul><li>How Does It Work? </li></ul><ul><li>The pill must be taken once everyday at the same time for a certain amount of weeks. You must then take one week off and then repeat the cycle. The pill stops females from producing eggs. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Is The Implant? <ul><li>The Implanon or better known as the Implant is a thin matchstick shaped contraception that contains a hormone called Etonorgestrel. </li></ul><ul><li>How Does It Work? </li></ul><ul><li>The implant works by stopping the ovaries from releasing an egg each month. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What Is The Contraceptive Injection? <ul><li>The contraceptive contains a progestogen hormone. The most common type of injection used worldwide is Depo-Provera. </li></ul><ul><li>How Does It Work? </li></ul><ul><li>It works by being injected into a patients muscle (usually somewhere on the arm, hip, upper thigh or abdomen) and the hormone Progestogen is released into the bloodstream. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is Withdrawal? <ul><li>How does it work? </li></ul>Withdrawal is when a man withdraws his penis from the woman when he feels he is going to ejaculate. The man withdraws his penis from the woman when he feels he is going to ejaculate and then ejaculates outside her body.
  8. 8. How effective are they? <ul><li>% </li></ul>
  9. 9. Video
  10. 10. What do you know about STD’s These are the most common forms of STD’s amongst our target group Chlamydia Genital herpes Genital warts Gonorrhoea Hepatitis A, B and C Syphilis Even though there are many forms of contraception, the best form of contraception seems to be the condom. It gives 95% protection against all STD’s.
  11. 11. Information on Local Clinics <ul><li>‘ The Weekender’ drop-in health service </li></ul><ul><li>Bowling Green Street </li></ul><ul><li>Health Centre </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd Floor </li></ul><ul><li>29-31 Bowling Green Street </li></ul><ul><li>Leicester </li></ul><ul><li>LE1 6AS </li></ul><ul><li>0116 204 7249 </li></ul><ul><li>Walnut Street Medical Centre </li></ul><ul><li>110 Walnut Street Leicester </li></ul><ul><li>LE2 7LE </li></ul><ul><li>0116 285 5300 </li></ul>