For a woman getting pregnant is a cycle that is as old as time. While getting pregnant is something that some women look forward to there are others who would prefer not to have any children. There are also times when a pregnancy can occur by mistake. It is to make sure that something like this does not happen that birth control is provided. Natural birth control is an option where a woman uses natural methods to prevent a pregnancy.
While some methods which are used can loosely be defined as being natural methods to stop a pregnancy, there are others which are more of a natural form. These include natural herbs and natural spermicides, fertility tracking methods, Lactational Amenorrhea method and rhythm method.Each of these natural birth control methods has ways of making sure that a pregnancy does not happen. For instance in the Lactational Amenorrhea method, the length of time that a woman breastfeeds a baby is perceived as being a time of infertility. As a breast feeding is a way delaying pregnancy as well as providing the new born with immunization and protection from other forms of diseases it is natural to think about breastfeeding a child for as long as possible.Besides these forms of natural birth control you can find other types. These will include the Basal body temperature method. In this method the body temperature is measured to see if ovulation has occurred. While these are just a few of the ways that natural birth control can be achieved you can also use herbs and occasionally the copper IDU. When you are using the herbal method of natural birth control you should understand sometimes these herbs can have a detrimental effect on an unborn fetus if you are using these while you are pregnant. This will happen only if you are unaware of being pregnant.Now besides the use of these natural forms of birth control you can also think about using cervical caps, diaphragms and condoms as a form of natural birth control. These can be used provided that you are not using any type of synthetic spermicide. There is another form of natural birth control which can be used.This form is one that is somewhat difficult to do as it involves abstaining from sex during the fertile period. This form of natural birth control is the most effective way to prevent a pregnancy. As you look at the natural birth control options and that of the chemical forms of birth control you will understand that with both of these options preventing a birth is a strong possibility. These forms of birth control are your best bet to planning when you are going to have a child.