Family Planning

Enrolling for a suitable family planning option is a process that requires a couple to carefully study, consult and fully understand the various methods

Enrolling for a suitable family planning option is a process that requires a couple to carefully study, consult and fully understand the various methods before they can decide on the most suitable options. Our Gynecologists and midwives are always available to provide counsel to clients on these to assist them to make the best choices for their health and families.
Below are some but not all commonly sought after family planning methods available at le memorial medical services.

Gynaecology & Obstetrics

Pills

Contraceptive pills are an effective method of contraception introduce hormones that stop the egg and the sperm from meeting. It is a preferred method for those wishing to delay pregnancy with the hope of getting pregnant as soon as one stops using the pills.

Paediatrics

Injectable contraceptive

The injection is relatively convenient to use and a discreet family planning method which introduces a larger amount of hormones into the body which limit the chances of getting pregnant.

Oncology & Hematology

IUD

Also known as the intrauterine device (IUD), it provides protection from pregnancy for up to ten years at a time and returns fertility immediately after taking it out. It can be removed at any time a couple feels ready to conceive. It that works by changing the environment in the uterus and stops the egg from meeting with the sperm and doesn’t introduce any hormones into the body system in the process.

Gynaecology & Obstetrics

Implants

The implant is inserted under the skin and can be effective for up to three to five years depending on the product. Implants release progesterone into the bloodstream at a slow and steady rate thereby preventing ovulation and thickening the mucous in the cervix to create a mucous plug, which stops sperm getting to the womb to fertilize an egg. It also thins the lining of the womb. The implants’ return to fertility period is immediate once removed from the upper arm. We would recommend the Implant for women who are breastfeeding, women who want to

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