The most cheap and effective family planning method is the usage of the Cyclebeads. Cyclebeads cost Rwf200 and its pocket friendly compared to other family planning methods.
Most women can afford the Cyclebeads but all they need is proper information on how to use them.
Cyclebeads is an easy way to plan or prevent unwanted pregnancies naturally. The color-coded string of beads enables a woman to track her cycle and know when she can get pregnant and her safe days.
Most women around the World who use Cyclebeads claim they are; they are effective regarding family planning, they have no side effects compared to other contraceptives and are easy to use.
To use the Cyclebeads a woman simply moves a ring over the series of color-coded beads that represent the days of her cycle.
The color of the beads lets her know a day when she is likely to be fertile or not. The one medical criterion for using Cyclebeads is to prevent unwanted pregnancy and a woman gets to learn the nature of her cycle since the two common menstrual cycles vary from 26days and 32days.
While most women use Cyclebeads to prevent pregnancy, many women use them to help them get pregnant.
According to Lambert Ingabire, a Pharmacist at Life Line pharmacy, Kimironko greatly recommended the use of Cyclebeads although the number of people embracing the method is low.
He said: “I have sold over a box which contains 10 pieces of Cyclebeads but the turn up for the product is low because in this time and age women feel they know all about the cycles particularly since it’s an urban area.
There is need for a wide censorship for the use Cyclebeads because married couple can easily predict the right time to engage in intercourse with out fear of unwanted pregnancies.”
Cyclebeads necklace is a string made of 32 color-coded beads. There is a rubber ring that can be placed around an individual bead on the necklace to help identify what day you are on in your cycle.
They are three colors of beads on the Cyclebead necklace:
Red, there is one red bead on the Cyclebeads necklace. This red bead stands for the first day in your menstrual cycle. It is on this day that you get your menstrual period.
Brown, the brown beads signify the days during your cycle when it is highly unlikely that you will get pregnant.
White, the white glow-in-the-dark beads represent the fertile days of your menstrual cycle (Days 8 to 19).
As you move through each day of your cycle, you slip the rubber ring on a different bead.
When the rubber ring is moved onto the white beads, you will know to abstain from sex or to use another form of contraception.