Respect Each Other
Here you'll find all the different types of contraception you need to protect yourself.
You need to work out which types are best for you. You might want to talk to a health advisor about this.
When is comes to protecting yourself from getting pregnant or contracting a STI, where do you start?
Some contraceptive methods prevent pregnancy - some stop STIs as well.
In this section
CondomsThe PillThe combined pill is a small tablet containing two hormones, oestrogen and progestogen.InjectionAn injection containing the hormone progestogen. There are two types of injectable contraceptivePatchThe contraceptive patch, also called Evra, is a small beige patch applied to the skin like a sticky plaster, which protects against pregnancy.ImplantImplant / Implanon
A small flexible rod containing the hormone progestogen. It is inserted under the skin, usually on the upper part of the arm, and will last for up to three years.CapCap - a flexible rubber or silicone dome-shaped device which is used with spermicide. It is placed in the vagina to cover the cervix each time a woman has sexIUDIUD - small plastic and copper device, sometimes T-shaped, which is inserted into the womb. Also available is the intrauterine contraceptive implant, which consists of copper beads threaded on to a length of nylon, which is attached to the top of the wombIUSIUS - a small plastic T-shaped device which releases the hormone progestogen. It is fitted into the womb by a doctor or nurseWhere to get contraceptives fromEmergency ContraceptionWhat to do if you have unprotected sex