What is infertility?
Infertility is when a couple can't get pregnant despite having regular unprotected sex.
Contraception is used to prevent pregnancy and to manage periods. Learn more about your contraception options.
Contraception is used to prevent pregnancy and to manage periods.
The most common form of contraception prescribed for women in the UK is the ‘pill’, but many other options are available. It’s important you understand the different types of contraception and consider how these align with your goals, lifestyle, and medical needs.
It can be helpful to do a bit of research before going to speak to a healthcare professional about your options. Questions you can consider include:
There are also medical conditions, medications, or life-stage factors that may mean certain options aren’t recommended. It’s important to discuss this with your doctor or nurse.
Contraception is free on the NHS.
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