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02 March 2007

I want to know more about contraception

Choosing the right form of contraception is not always easy. It is important that you find one that suits your pocket, your state of health and your lifestyle.

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Step 1
Women have a wide choice of contraceptive methods, as detailed below. Men have only two – condoms and a vasectomy.

Step 2
Choosing the right form of contraception is not always easy. It is important that you find one that suits your pocket, your state of health and your lifestyle. Take a look at details regarding the different types of contraceptives that are available, and make your choice:
different types of contraceptives, "natural" methods, barrier methods, hormonal methods, emergency contraception, intrauterine devices, vasectomies and female sterilisation.

Step 3
The pill can only be obtained from a doctor or family planning clinic after you've had a checkup. Make an appointment with your doctor, gynaecologist or urologist to discuss the contraceptive method that will be best for you.

Step 4
If you feel that you still have a question that has not been answered, post your own question to our sexologist on our sexology forum .

 
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