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CONTRACEPTION

Contraception refers to the methods that are used to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of contraception can also be used to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Contraception is FREE on the NHS for all ages and you can get it from a range of places including Brook services and your GP.

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Methods of contraception
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    IUD ‘the coil’
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    IUS
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    Implant
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    Injection
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    External (or male) condoms
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    Internal (or female) condoms
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    Emergency contraception
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    Combined pill
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    Progestogen-only pill
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    Patch
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    Diaphragms and caps
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    Vaginal ring
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    Emergency contraceptive pill
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    Sterilisation
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    Fertility awareness methods
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Info & Advice
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    Remembering to take your pill
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    Talking about condoms with your partner
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    How do I use a condom?
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    12 common mistakes when using condoms
    Penises & testicles
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    Condom excuses (and comebacks!)
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    Myths about long-acting reversible contraception (LARC)
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Real Stories
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    Contraception, hormones and mental health: Georgia’s story
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    Endometriosis: Libby’s Story
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    Finding the right contraception for me: Iona’s story
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Had unprotected sex?

This puts you at risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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