Contraception, also known as birth control, is a method used to prevent pregnancy. There are many different types of contraception available, each with their own benefits and risks. A persons individual needs, medical history, and lifestyle will influence which type of contraception is best for them.
Some of the most common contraception options include:
If family planning and avoiding unwanted pregnancy is important to you, it is important for you to discuss your contraception options with your general practitioner (GP) or a gynaecologist to determine which method is best for you.