Menstrual irregularities eg, spotting, breakthrough bleeding
can occur during use.Contraception
is to prevent or interrupt the process of conception by intervening the processes of gamete production, fertilization and implantation
.An ideal contraceptive
method should be effective, convenient, coitally independent and reversible.There are medications as well as intrauterine devices(IUCD's- not advisable for nulliparous women) which can be used with careful monitoring(by self/doctor when required).You should have adequate knowledge on how to use a particular contraceptive method so that you donot have any apprehension.Info on the home pregnancy test can also be discussed with your healthcare provider.However if your HPT is negative it might not always be reliable.Hope this helps.Take care.