Our expert says:
The time for return of periods is variable. It is likely that your period will return earlier than six months as you have only had one injection, but this varies from person to person. You will be protected until the 29/3, thereafter you should use contraception of whatever kind you have decided on if you wish to avoid pregnancy.
The oral contraceptive, injectable and IUCD are all very effective. The risks you take must be weighed up against the risks of unwanted pregnancy. There is a good contraceptive site under the A-Z of diseases where you can read about the pros and cons of the different contraceptive options.
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