Contraception - SECCA National Sexuality and Your Rights


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is a way to stop you getting pregnant. If you have vaginal you could get pregnant. If you do not want to get pregnant you must use contraception.

Here are some of your contraceptive options:

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It is important to find the that works best for you. Speak to your doctor or nurse about this.

If it helps you feel more comfortable, you can take a support person with you to the appointment.

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Partners should agree on what works best for them.

If you are the person using the contraception it is your body and your choice.

If you can not agree on what is best, you can ask a person you trust to help you decide what to do.

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Emergency Contraception

Emergency Contraception (EC) is a type of you can have after if you think you might get pregnant.

This might happen if:

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The EC pill stops pregnancy. You can take EC up to 3 days after . EC works best if you take it as soon as you can after . EC is a pill you can get from the pharmacy to stop you getting pregnant. You can ask your pharmacist questions about EC.

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No one should pressure you to take EC. It is your choice.

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Page last updated: February 6, 2024