Female contraceptive injections are one among several ways to prevent unplanned pregnancy which is gaining popularity at fast pace among young generation. Female contraceptive injections are injected into the female body that stops ovulation preventing you from conceiving. The method involves injecting progesterone into the buttock muscle releasing gradually into blood stream. It produces mucus-plug over cervix preventing entry of sperm to uterus thus preventing fertilization.
But one must consult a good doctor and thoroughly know about the pros and cons of contraceptive injections before you finally go for this; as once when this enters your body it starts working and you can’t change your decision. It provides other advantages apart from preventing unplanned pregnancy is that you need not to remember about taking pills and condoms each time, only you will have to visit doctor for routine checkup. This it can be used by breast feeding mother and after abortion and miscarriage too. Apart from this it reduces the risk of uterus cancer, ovarian cysts and ectopic pregnancy. It shows side-effects like heavy, prolonged, irregular bleeding. Headaches, tummy aches, weakness, brittle bones, delay in fertility gaining. It is to be noted that it does not protects you from sexually transmitted disease.