Hormone-free contraception: methods at a glance

Headaches, loss of libido, depressive moods - the list of side effects of hormonal contraceptives such as the hormonal pill or spiral is long. Hormone-free contraception is therefore becoming increasingly important. The special thing is that contraception is free of side effects. With the trackle contraceptive computer you can use hormone-free contraception: simple, digital and safe. We accompany you on your way, so here you will find out everything that is important to you if you decide to use hormone-free contraception.

How can I take hormone-free contraception?

Contraception with hormonal contraceptives such as hormone implantation, birth control pills or the contraceptive patch ruins your hormonal balance. They make sure you forget to listen to your body and correctly interpret your body's signals. It is so important to understand your body and what is going on in it, especially when it comes to something as important as birth control.

Anyone who wants to start using hormone-free contraception is faced with a number of questions: What hormone-free contraceptives are there? What to pay attention to? How safe is hormone-free contraception? We would like to answer these questions for you and give you the security you need.


Alternative to the pill: hormone-free contraception with natural family planning

Hormone-free contraception is also often referred to as natural contraception because it has no side effects. If you are looking for an alternative to the pill, you will find it pretty quickly Natural family planning I arrive. In the following text sections we will give you an overview of hormone-free contraceptive methods, as well as their advantages and disadvantages.

  • The temperature method

    As the name suggests, the temperature method only evaluates your temperature and does not evaluate another indicator of fertility such as cervical mucus or the location of the cervix. This makes them much more insecure than they are syntothermic method, where, in addition to your body's core temperature, another fertility indicator like yours Zervixschleim included in the evaluation.

  • The symptothermal method

    With the computer contraceptive trackle prevent after Rules of the symptothermal method. It is considered the safest method in natural family planning: trackle makes the application more digital and easier to use and takes away the fear of doing something wrong. With the so-called perfect use - this means: no vaginal intercourse during the fertile period - she has one Index of pearls from 0.4. For protected traffic, the Pearl Index is 0.6. With the symptothermal method, you can determine your fertile window very precisely, because you are only fertile around ovulation. The symptothermal method evaluates two fertility indicators: core body temperature and cervical mucus. The evaluation is then carried out by double checking. This is what makes the method so safe. Want more information, how to prevent with trackle

  • The Billings Method - also known as the cervical mucus method

    Just before ovulation, the consistency of the Zervixschlems. The billing method benefits from this. With this hormone-free method of contraception, you monitor your cervical mucus every day and record it in a table to determine any changes. But the same is true here as for the temperature method: only one indicator of fertility is included in the assessment, which makes it much less reliable than the one. syntothermic method.

  • The calendar method and the coitus interruptus: Warning, not sure!

    First of all: these two methods are NOT recommended! They are considered dangerous and therefore not suitable for contraceptive purposes. With the Calendar method the approximate time to ovulation can be determined, but the method mostly assumes cycles of 28 days. All cycle but they are individual and even regular cycles, with which you could set a clock, sometimes lengthen or shorten. Especially when it comes to contraception, you shouldn't rely on calculating an approximate time window, it can go terribly wrong! 

    Al Pairing interrupted the responsibility lies with the man: before ejaculation he extracts the penis from the vagina so that no sperm can enter the vagina. While this should actually work over time despite the bliss highway, there is still the decline in pleasure, also called pre-ejaculate. It comes out before actual ejaculation and can preserve sperm. The man usually does not notice the exit at all. So here too: clear recommendation NOT to prevent coitus interruptus!

Fertile and sterile days of the cycle

Natural family planning is about the ovulation, because you have your fertile window around ovulation. This is the basis of natural contraception: if you know when you are fertile - that is, you know when you could get pregnant - you also know when you need to use an additional contraceptive such as a condom or diaphragm to prevent pregnancy from becoming.

Hormone-free contraception: This is important to note

You want prevent without hormones? Then there are some things you need to be aware of that may be new to you. But don't worry: hormone-free contraception is exciting and interesting, because you not only use contraception without side effects, but you also learn to know and understand yourself and your body in a whole new way. We give you an overview of what you need to pay attention to.

Fertile and sterile days of the cycle

In the Natural family planning it all revolves around ovulation, because you have your fertile window around ovulation. This is the basis of natural contraception: if you know when you are fertile - that is, you know when you could get pregnant - you also know when you need to use an additional contraceptive such as a condom or diaphragm to prevent pregnancy from becoming.

stop taking the pill

Before you start using non-hormonal contraceptives, you need to stop using hormonal contraceptives such as the hormonal pill or spiral. Natural one cycle without hormonal influence is the basis of natural, hormone-free contraception.

trackle makes hormone-free contraception easy

Hormone-free contraception works differently than taking a hormone pill every day. If you want to use natural family planning for birth control, you need to gain some knowledge, especially in the beginning, to understand how it all works. But don't worry: it's not that complicated! Above all, it is extremely interesting because you know and understand yourself and your body. trace use the safest method of natural family planning and it helps you to apply a scientifically well-researched method in a simple and digital way and you hormone-free contraception to make it as simple as possible.


Advantages of hormone-free contraception

If you decide to use hormone-free contraception, there are many benefits waiting for you. We have summarized for you what you can surely expect when it says: Goodbye hormones!


Know your body

We can't say this often enough: whoever knows is free and can decide for himself. With natural contraception you start yours cycle to understand and listen to you. Something like your period will no longer surprise you.

No more side effects from the pill!

Goodbye headache - hello libido! the hormone-free contraception it is free of side effects and natural. Especially if you have suffered from bad pill side effects, this is a huge plus for hormone-free contraception.

The perfect basis for a pregnancy - finally!

You can't imagine pregnancy right now, but maybe someday? Hormone-free contraception with trackle is exactly the right pioneer for this. through the syntothermic method you can accurately determine your fertile window: this is important if you want to take contraceptive measures and equally important if if you want to get pregnant. In one case, you use extra protection during your fertile days, such as with a condom or you don't have sex - in the other case, you really only start your fertile days! You don't even have to know when and if you want children. But one thing is certain: knowing and understanding your body and your cycle is the perfect basis for all of life's important decisions.