The Internet, as we know, may have advised different. Some sites offer the girls after sex, spit in mouth of a toad, eat a couple of dozen bees or hover legs in mustard. Some “experts” also suggest to jump, trying to skin all my sperm. Men also have hard times, because Internet users believe that unwanted pregnancies will prevent rubbing of genitals red pepper. One woman at a forum on the subject of sex is suggested to couples to get the contraceptive stool (is a chair, hung with clothespins) and sit on it before each intercourse. And some claim that from disease and unwanted pregnancy will help well-chosen prayer (or spell).
Myth # 1: “Aspirin” – the cure for everything.
Some believe that if before the act is put inside the vagina pill “Aspirin”, it is possible to protect yourself from pregnancy and diseases. This method is fraught with very unpleasant sensations and the severe consequences for the intimate area. “Aspirin” can cause itching, irritation, burning, can cause burns of the mucous membrane, to trigger erosion.
Myth # 2: change your posture.
Among women you can find very strange statement that a frequent change of positions during sex prevent fertilization. But if the girl is on top of the man or couple makes love standing, then the sperm do not reach their goal and just be outside. This statement is absolutely wrong. Men’s “tadpoles” do not obey the laws of physics. They strive for the sole purpose of its existence, in any position of any lady. The effectiveness of this method is almost zero.
Myth # 3: bigger is safer.
Another ineffective but popular protective method is the daily practice of love. Many are convinced that in this case, the sperm quality will be low, and the sperm less active. It is known that couples who want a child, it is recommended to abstain from sex for 3 days. However, the activity of spermatozoa does not depend on when you last had intercourse. Even very dilute sperm can lead to pregnancy. The efficiency of this method is low – up to 10 %.
Myth # 4: it is impossible to get pregnant during the critical days.
It is a myth which is believed by many young girls. The chances to conceive during your period are very low, but the sperm are very hardy and can retain their function for up to 72 hours, while being in the mucous membrane of the uterus. After menstruation they move on and can fertilize the egg, leading to pregnancy.
Myth # 5: the calendar method of contraception is reliable.
The difficulty with the calendar method of protection from unwanted pregnancy that a woman needs to know the schedule of your menstrual cycle and have sex only in the “safe” period. But one hundred percent safe periods do not exist. Moreover, scheduling sex is not fun.
Myth # 6: the “Granny” methods the other way.
Non-medical methods of contraception varied, and all of them have contraindications. The Internet advises after intercourse to wash (or do the enema) soap, lemon juice, vinegar, soda, Cola or potassium permanganate. Sperm do not tolerate an acidic environment and is likely to die, but to handle all the internal organs quite thoroughly impossible, but to disrupt the acid-alkaline balance – is possible. And it is fraught with the development of infections and light burns.
Myth # 7: after menopause you can not be protected.
Older ladies can get pregnant, because fertility (ability to conceive) fades slower the cessation of menses, and pregnancy risk persists for about two years after the end of the “critical” days.