Contraception means the intentional prevention of conception or impregnation through the use of various devices, agents, drugs, sexual practices, or surgical procedures.
The many methods of contraception can be categorized in:
Natural or rhythm methods
Mechanical contraception (barrier)
Hormonal contraception (the Pill)
Natural or Rhythm Methods are calendar, temperature and cervical mucus methods. They involve restricting intercourse to those days of the woman