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CONTRACEPTION

This is your quick guide to contraception. There are both hormonal and non-hormonal options available. Choosing the right method of contraception for you is a personal decision. Click through the pages to find out more about the options available, how they work, who can use them and some of the potential side effects.

Hormonal contraception refers to contraceptive methods that regulate the changes in hormone levels during a woman’s cycle by using different forms of synthetic (man-made) versions of the hormones oestrogen and progesterone that are naturally produced in a woman's body. Click here to find out more about the various hormonal methods available. 

 

 

Disclaimer: This guide is meant to give you information about contraception but should not be used as a replacement for a medical opinion. If you have any worries or suspect that you may be pregnant/have a sexually transmitted infection please approach an appropriate health care professional!

Non-hormonal contraception refers to contraceptive methods that do not have an impact on hormones. Rather, they include barrier methods, methods that alter the chemistry of the reproductive tract or both. Click here to find out about the various contraceptive methods that are available.

 

 

Disclaimer: This guide is meant to give you information about contraception but should not be used as a replacement for a medical opinion. If you have any worries or suspect that you may be pregnant/have a sexually transmitted infection please approach an appropriate health care professional!