Are you supposed to show your waist beads?
They’re everywhere, but “they’re not for show,” said Bowden, owner of Creative Waist Beads by Journey Armon (her children’s names) in Oakland. “In African tradition, waist beads are meant to be worn under clothing,” she said. “They’re for you. It’s personal.
Can waist bead prevent pregnancy?
New natural method of family planning over 95% effective in preventing pregnancy, study finds. Research shows that women who use CycleBeads correctly are able to avoid unplanned pregnancies more than 95% of the time.
How are beads used in family planning?
Standard Days Method
To use the method, the woman tracks her menstrual cycle and avoids unprotected sex on the fertile days. A woman can use CycleBeads®, a color-coded string of beads, to help track the days of her menstrual cycle and to see which days she is most likely to get pregnant.
What are waists?
The waist is the part of the abdomen between the rib cage and hips. On people with slim bodies, the waist is the narrowest part of the torso.